WSR 23-20-022
[Filed September 25, 2023, 1:58 p.m., effective March 15, 2024]
Effective Date of Rule: March 15, 2024.
Purpose: To delay the effective date of the rules adopted under WSR 23-02-060 and 23-12-102, the 2021 Washington State Energy Code, Residential Provisions, chapter 51-11R WAC. The building code council is delaying the effective date until March 15, 2024. The effective date of this rule was originally July 1, 2023, under WSR 23-02-060, and was delayed to October 29, 2023, under WSR 23-12-102, to evaluate what, if any, changes are necessary to maintain compliance with the Energy Policy and Conservation Act given the recent 9th circuit court of appeals ruling on the Berkeley, California ordinance. This review is still in progress. All sections filed within WSR 23-02-060 are delayed with the publication of this rule filing, in accordance with RCW 34.05.380 (3)(b).
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: All new, repealed, and amended sections as filed within WSR 23-02-060.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 19.27A.020, 19.27A.045, 19.27A.160.
Other Authority: Chapter 19.27A RCW.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 22-17-149 on August 23, 2022
Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: This rule revises the effective date of the adopted rules from October 29, 2023, to March 15, 2024.
Date Adopted: September 15, 2023.
Tony Doan
Council Chair