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Oregon Bulletin

January 1, 2013

Department of Consumer and Business Services, Building Codes Division, Chapter 918

Rule Caption: Amendments to the arc-fault circuit interrupter requirement of the National Electrical Code.

Adm. Order No.: BCD 14-2012(Temp)

Filed with Sec. of State: 11-16-2012

Certified to be Effective: 1-1-13 thru 6-29-13

Notice Publication Date:

Rules Amended: 918-305-0105

Rules Suspended: 918-305-0105(T)

Subject: This rule expands the requirement for arc-fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) protection in dwelling units. The rule also adds an exception to the required AFCI protection for branch circuits supplying one or more outlets serving a single system in a single room of a dwelling unit. This temporary rule will expire on June 29, 2013.

Rules Coordinator: Richard J. Baumann—(503) 373-7559

918-305-0105

Amendments to the Oregon Electrical Specialty Code

(1) The Oregon Electrical Specialty Code is adopted and amended pursuant to OAR chapter 918, division 8. Amendments adopted for inclusion into the Oregon Electrical Specialty Code are placed in this rule, showing the section reference and a descriptive caption. Amendments to the Oregon Electrical Specialty Code are printed in their entirety in Table 1-E.

(2) Effective January 1, 2013 amend Section 210.12(A) Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupter Protection by:

(a) Adding “alcoves”;

(b) Deleting “hallways”; and

(c) Adding two exceptions and an informational note.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available for review from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 479.730, 455.610
Stats. Implemented: ORS 479.730, 455.610
Hist.: BCD 23-2004, f. 12-15-04, cert. ef. 4-1-05; BCD 6-2008, f. 3-7-08, cert. ef. 4-1-08; BCD 3-2011, f. 3-11-11, cert. ef. 4-1-11; BCD 5-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-7-12 thru 10-31-12; BCD 11-2012(Temp), f. 10-5-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13 thru 6-29-13; BCD 14-2012(Temp), f. 11-16-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13 thru 6-29-13

Notes
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