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  1. Standing code advisory committees. The Commission shall establish the following standing code advisory committees.
    1. Accessibility
    2. Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical and Energy
    3. Building, Fire and Other Regulations
    4. Structural Design/Lateral Forces
    5. Health Facilities
    6. Green Building
  2. Special code advisory committee. The Commission may establish one or more special code advisory committees when it determines that a subject in the code needs to be extensively revised or that a complex subject which needs to be regulated is not covered or that the content of a proposed code change warrants special technical review.
  3. Quorum. A majority of the members of the code advisory committee(s) shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. A majority of the members present shall constitute a quorum for determining the outcome of a vote.
  4. Members. The code advisory committees shall be limited to a maximum of nine voting members, appointed by the Commission for one triennial code adoption cycle (3 years). The Commission can extend the term beyond 3 years if deemed necessary, and members shall hold appointments at the pleasure of the Commission. The appointments shall be made from individuals knowledgeable in the building standards or general subjects assigned to the specific committee. Members shall be solicited by the Commission based on the representations listed in this section. However, when there are no volunteers for a specific representation following a 30-day advertisement of an available committee position, the Commission may make other appointments as deemed necessary to maintain the expertise and balance of a committee:
    1. Accessibility. The Commission shall solicit nominations from:
      1. Ex-Officio Member(s)
        1. State Agency Representative(s)
      2. Voting Member(s)
        1. Disability Access Advocate Knowledgeable in Visually Impaired
        2. Disability Access Advocate Knowledgeable in Hearing Impaired
        3. Disability Access Advocate Knowledgeable in Mobility Impaired
        4. Disability Access Advocate Knowledgeable in Environmental Health Network or Other Cognitively Impaired
        5. Local Government Building Official1
        6. Construction Industry
        7. Architect
        8. Fire Official1
        9. Public Member
    2. Plumbing, electrical, mechanical and energy. The Commission shall solicit nominations from:
      1. Ex-Officio Member(s)
        1. State Agency Representative(s)
      2. Voting Member(s)
        1. Local Government Building Official1
        2. Environmental/Energy Organization
        3. Construction Industry
        4. Architect
        5. Fire Official1
        6. Public Member or Local Government Water Efficiency Official1
        7. Plumbing Inspector
        8. Mechanical Engineer
        9. Electrical Engineer or Electrical Inspector
    3. Building, fire and other. The Commission shall solicit nominations from:
      1. Ex-Officio Member(s)
        1. State Agency Representative(s)
      2. Voting Member(s)
        1. Local Government Building Official1
        2. Registered Fire Protection Engineer
        3. Construction Industry
        4. Architect
        5. Commercial Building Industry
        6. Fire Official1
        7. Disability Access Advocate
        8. Public Member
    4. Structural design/lateral forces. The Commission shall solicit nominations from:
      1. Ex-Officio Member(s)
        1. State Agency Representative
      2. Voting Member(s)
        1. Three (3) Structural Engineers
        2. Architect
        3. General Contractor
        4. Local Government Building Official1
        5. Public Member
    5. Health facilities. The Commission shall solicit nominations from:
      1. Ex-Officio Member(s)
        1. State Agency Representative(s)
      2. Voting Member(s)
        1. Acute Care Hospital Representative
        2. Skilled Nursing Facility Representative
        3. Architect
        4. General Contractor
        5. Mechanical Engineer
        6. Electrical Engineer or Electrical Inspector
        7. Fire Protection Engineer
        8. Local Government Building Official1
        9. Primary Care or Specialty Clinic Representative
    6. Green building. The Commission shall solicit nominations from:
      1. Ex-Officio Member(s)
        1. State Agency Representative(s)
      2. Voting Member(s)
        1. Residential Construction Industry Representative
        2. Commercial Building Industry Representatives
        3. Architect
        4. Environmental Organization Representative
        5. Local Government Building Official1
        6. Public Member or Local Government Water Efficiency Official1
        7. Fire Official1
        8. Mechanical Engineer or Energy/Building Performance Specialist
        9. Electrical Engineer, Electrical Inspector or Energy/Building Performance Specialist
1. The Local Government Building Official, Local Government Water Efficiency Official and Fire Official positions may be filled by a consultant authorized to represent the local agency providing the consultant serves in the official capacity of a full-time building, water efficiency or fire official for a single city, county or city and county local government. (Footnote shall apply to each Local Government Building Official, Local Government Water Efficiency Official and Fire Official position on every committee).

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