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Concerning powered automatic doors in buildings accessible to the public (McBride, Riccelli, Peterson)

Requires at least one exterior door at accessible public
entrances in certain state building code groups to be a fully
powered automatic door actuated by a push button or motion
sensor.

SUMMARY OF 1ST SUBSTITUTE COMPARED TO ORIGINAL BILL
(1) Requires at least one exterior door at an accessible public entrance of a business to be: a fully powered automatic door that operates with a push button or a motion sensor; or wired with a doorbell or other sound emitting device. (2) Applies the requirement for automatic doors and doorbells to specific businesses that are a certain size and that are newly constructed or being renovated. (3) Requires the State Building Code Council to adopt rules by January 1, 2019, to implement the automatic door and doorbell requirement for businesses.

Hearing Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 -- 10:00 am

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1263&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)