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3605Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19990224Primary Sponsor: DavenportAll Sponsors: DavenportDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\psd\7248ac99.docResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee 26 HLCISubject: Buildings, Codes, Construction; framed glass doors, height of bottom rail onHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19990224 Introduced, read first time, 26 HLCI referred to Committee Versions of This Bill
TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 5-25-960 SO AS TO REQUIRE THE BOTTOM RAIL ON FRAMED GLASS DOORS TO BE AT LEAST SEVEN AND ONE-HALF INCHES IN HEIGHT AND TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 5-25-960. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the bottom rail on a framed glass door must be at least seven and one-half inches in height. However, a framed glass door may have a bottom rail of less than seven and one-half inches in height if the glass is protected to a height of at least seven and one-half inches in height by an applied panel or insert."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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