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HOUSE BILL NO. 257
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H0257......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
PLUMBING - Amends existing law relating to plumbing to provide reference to
pitless adaptors; and to define the term "pitless adaptor."
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 257
BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO PLUMBING; AMENDING SECTION 54-2621, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE A REF-
3 ERENCE TO PITLESS ADAPTORS; AND AMENDING SECTION 54-2624, IDAHO CODE, TO
4 PROVIDE A REFERENCE TO PITLESS ADAPTORS, TO DEFINE THE TERM "PITLESS
5 ADAPTOR" AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
7 SECTION 1. That Section 54-2621, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
8 amended to read as follows:
9 54-2621. WORK NOT REQUIRING PERMITS. A permit shall not be required for
10 the clearing of stoppages or repairing of leaks in pipes, valves, fixtures,
11 appliances or appurtenances, including pitless adaptors, of any plumbing sys-
12 tem when such work does not involve or require any functional rearrangement of
13 pipes, valves or fixtures comprising the plumbing system.
14 SECTION 2. That Section 54-2624, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
15 amended to read as follows:
16 54-2624. INSPECTION BY AGENT -- TESTS. (1) All pipes, fittings, valves,
17 vents, fixtures, appliances and appurtenances, including pitless adaptors as
18 defined in subsection (2) of this section, shall be inspected by a designated,
19 qualified and properly identified agent of the division of building safety to
20 insure ensure compliance with provisions of this act chapter. In order to make
21 inspections uniform and complete, the board shall make, promulgate and publish
22 such rules as are necessary to insure ensure that any plumbing system has been
23 designed, constructed, installed, improved, extended or altered in accordance
24 with the provisions of this act chapter and in accordance with the rules made,
25 promulgated and published by the Idaho plumbing board.
26 (2) As used in this chapter, "pitless adaptor" means a device that allows
27 a pump to discharge from a water well into a pressurized supply line at a
28 point below the seasonal frost level.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This legislation would insure that pitless adaptors are inspected
by the plumbing inspectors at the same time as all other
connections to the well.
There is no fiscal impact.
Name: Representative Doug Jones
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 257