Bill Summary for S 527 (2023-2024)

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Apr 27 2023

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View NCGA Bill Details2023-2024 Session
Senate Bill 527 (Public) Filed Monday, April 3, 2023
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CHANGES TO THE ALCOHOL LAWS OF THIS STATE.
Intro. by Moffitt, Johnson, Hanig.

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Senate amendment to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.

Section 1

Amends GS 143-143.7 (pertaining to elevator safety requirements for certain residential rental accommodations) as follows. Requires elevators in a private residence, cottage, or similar accommodation to meet the following requirements for the gap between the hoistway face of the landing door, the door space guard, or the door baffle and the hoistway face of the car door as well as the door of the car or gate itself to meet the following requirements:

  • Changes the requirements for horizontal sliding car doors and gates must be designed and installed such that the total of the gap between the hoistway face of the landing door, the door space guard, or the door baffle and the hoistway face of the car door or gate, after the car door or gate has been subject to a force of 75 pounds applied horizontally on an area four inches by four inches at right angles to and at any location on the car door when fully closed, must be no more than four inches (was, four and three-quarters inches).
  • Changes requirements for folding car doors must be designed and installed such that the total of the gap between the hoistway face of landing door, the door space guard, or the door baffle and the hoistway face of the car door, after ┬áthe car door has been subject to a force of 75 pounds applied horizontally using a four-inch diameter sphere at any location within the folds of the door when fully closed, must be no more than four inches (was, four and three-quarters inches).
  • Changes the requirements for when the same 75-pound force is applied in the same manner(s) to the horizontal sliding car door or gate or to the folding car door, there must be no permanent deformation of the door or gate, there shall be no deflection exceeding three-quarters of an inch, and the door or gate shall not be displaced from its guides or tracks (was, just the door or gate must not be displaced from its guides or tracks).