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1620.2.9 Elements Supporting Discontinuous Walls or Frames
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Columns or other elements subject to vertical reactions from discontinuous walls or frames of structures having plan irregularity Type 4 of Table 1622.214.171.124 or vertical irregularity Type 4 of Table 16126.96.36.199 shall have the design strength to resist special seismic load combinations of Section 1605.4. The connections from the discontinuous walls or frames to the supporting elements need not have the design strength to resist the special seismic load combinations of Section 1605.4.