Amend SB 283 on third reading as follows: (1) In ARTICLE 1 of the bill, add the following appropriately numbered SECTION and renumber subsequent SECTIONS of ARTICLE 1 appropriately: SECTION 1._____. Existing Subchapter E, Chapter 1051, Occupations Code, is amended by adding Section 1051.213 to read as follows: Sec. 1051.213. RECOMMENDATION OF REHABILITATION CODES AND PROVISIONS. The board may recommend to municipalities a rehabilitation code and prescriptive provisions for rehabilitation for adoption under Section 214.215, Local Government Code. In making its recommendations, the board may consider rehabilitation codes published by developers of national model codes or the American National Standards Institute and prescriptive provisions for rehabilitation included in a code published by developers of national model codes or the American National Standards Institute. (2) Add the following appropriately numbered ARTICLE and renumber the subsequent ARTICLES of the bill accordingly:
ARTICLE _____. REHABILITATION CODESSECTION _____.01. The heading to Subchapter G, Chapter 214, Local Government Code, is amended to read as follows: SUBCHAPTER G. BUILDING AND REHABILITATION CODESSECTION _____.02. Subchapter G, Chapter 214, Local Government Code, is amended by adding Section 214.215 to read as follows: Sec. 214.215. ADOPTION OF REHABILITATION CODES OR PROVISIONS. (a) In this section, "rehabilitation" means the alteration, remodeling, enlargement, or repair of an existing structure. (b) A municipality that adopts a building code, other than the International Residential Code adopted under Section 214.212, shall adopt one of the following: (1) prescriptive provisions for rehabilitation as part of the municipality's building code; or (2) the rehabilitation code that accompanies the building code adopted by the municipality. (c) The rehabilitation code or prescriptive provisions do not apply to the rehabilitation of a structure to which the International Residential Code applies or to the construction of a new structure. (d) A municipality may: (1) adopt the rehabilitation code or prescriptive provisions for rehabilitation recommended by the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners; or (2) amend its rehabilitation code or prescriptive provisions for rehabilitation. (e) A municipality shall enforce the prescriptive provisions for rehabilitation or the rehabilitation code in a manner consistent with the enforcement of the municipality's building code. SECTION _____.03. A municipality shall adopt prescriptive provisions for rehabilitation or a rehabilitation code, as required by Section 214.215, Local Government Code, as added by this Act, on or before January 1, 2004.