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Oregon Bulletin

July 1, 2012

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

Rule Caption: Postponing the expanded arc-fault circuit interrupter provisions of the Oregon Electrical Specialty Code.

Adm. Order No.: BCD 5-2012(Temp)

Filed with Sec. of State: 6-7-2012

Certified to be Effective: 6-7-12 thru 10-31-12

Notice Publication Date:

Rules Amended: 918-305-0105

Subject: This rule will temporarily delay implementing a requirement for arc-fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) protection in family rooms, dining rooms, living rooms, parlors, libraries, dens, sunrooms, recreation rooms, closets, hallways, or similar rooms and areas. This temporary rule will expire on October 31, 2012.

Rules Coordinator: Stephanie Snyder—(503) 373-7438

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, located at the end of Division 305.

(2) Section 210.12(A) Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupter Protection. Section 210.12(A) is amended by deleting “family rooms, dining rooms, living rooms, parlors, libraries, dens, sunrooms, recreation rooms, closets, hallways, or similar rooms or areas” until November 1, 2012.

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

Stat. Auth.: ORS 479.730
Stats. Implemented: ORS 479.730
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

Notes
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