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					Proposed Modification to the Florida Building Code
Modification #: Section 553.73, Fla Stat

Name: Jonathon D. Hamrick Address: Florida Department of Education E-mail: jon.hamrick@fldoe.org Phone: 850-245-0494 Fax: 850-245-9236 Code: FBC, Building Section #: Section #: 423.21.7 Text of Modification [additions underlined; deletions stricken]: 423.21.7 When provided a residential-type kitchen shall include a nonslip floor, a refrigerator, a residential range, a residential-type range hood mechanically exhausted to the outside, and a fire extinguisher located within 15 feet (457 mm) of the range within the same room. Fiscal Impact Statement [Provide documentation of the costs and benefits of the proposed modifications to the code for each of the following entities. Cost data should be accompanied by a list of assumptions and supporting documentation. Explain expected benefits.]: A. Impact to local entity relative to enforcement of code:

This change clarifies that a residential type range is to be included in a residential type kitchen when provided in child care/day care facility. B. Impact to building and property owners relative to cost of compliance with code: There is no impact to building owners and property owners relative to cost of compliance with this change. C. Impact to industry relative to cost of compliance with code:

There is no impact to industry relative to cost of compliance with this change. Rationale [Provide an explanation of why you would like this Proposed Modification to the Florida Building Code.]: This change clarifies that a residential type range is to be included in a residential type kitchen when provided in child care/day care facility. This was inadvertently left out of the original section where a residential type hood is required above a range but the residential type range was not called for. Please explain how the proposed modification meets the following requirements: 1. Has a reasonable and substantial connection with the health, safety, and
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welfare of the general public: This change clarifies that a residential type range is to be included in a residential type kitchen when provided in child care/day care facility. 2. Strengthens or improves the code, and provides equivalent or better products, methods, or systems of construction: This change improves the code by clarifying that a residential type range is to be included in a residential type kitchen when provided in child care/day care facility. 3. Does not discriminate against materials, products, methods, or systems of construction of demonstrated capabilities: This change has no effect on materials, products, methods, or systems of construction. 4. Does not degrade the effectiveness of the code:

This change will improve the effectiveness of the code by clarifying that a residential type range is to be included in a residential type kitchen when provided in child care/day care facility.

Form No. 2000-01 Effective date: 11/28/00

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Official Form 2000-01 Effective date: 11/28/00

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