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Bill Title: Relating to tsunami risk.
Catchline/Summary: Imposes tsunami design standards for certain buildings and other structures.
Allows local government to impose vertical evacuation standards for new or existing buildings and other structures as part of local tsunami evacuation plan. Requires that sites for new structures be evaluated for vulnerability to seismic geologic hazards if structures are essential facilities, hazardous facilities, major structures or special occupancy structures or are designated as having specified tsunami risk for design. Requires developer of building owned by public body and designated as having specified tsunami risk for design to obtain determination and suggestions from State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries. Requires department to report annually regarding requests, determinations and suggestions. Makes tsunami design standards, site review requirement and department determination and suggestion requirement applicable to buildings receiving initial building permit on or after July 1, 2021.
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Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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Current Location: House Desk - Third Reading
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