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Bill Detail: HB22-1218

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Title Resource Efficiency Buildings Electric Vehicles
Status Governor Signed (06/07/2022)
Bill Subjects
  • Business & Economic Development
  • Housing
House Sponsors A. Valdez (D)
Senate Sponsors K. Priola (D)
F. Winter (D)
House Committee Business Affairs and Labor
Senate Committee Transportation and Energy
Date Introduced 02/09/2022

Section 1 of the bill relocates existing statutes that require
contractors to offer certain resource efficiency options when constructing
certain buildings. Section 1 also requires commercial buildings and
multifamily residences to include electric vehicle charging for at least
10% of the parking spaces if the building is 25,000 square feet or more
or if the building is part of a project that is 40,000 square feet or more of

floor space in more than one building, with a total of 25 or more sets of
living quarters or commercial units among all the buildings. These
buildings must also have:
  • The space in the electrical facilities to increase electric
vehicle charging to 50% of the parking spaces; and
  • Conduit run to increase electric vehicle charging to 50% of
the parking spaces.
Section 3 requires a master electrician to follow these
requirements when planning, laying out, and supervising the installation
of wiring in a building. Section 4 requires an architect to follow these
requirements when planning, drafting plans for, and supervising the
construction of a building. Continuing education requirements are put in
place to educate master electricians and architects about these

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