Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Mechanical Insulation Energy Audit Act. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency shall perform a mechanical insulation energy audit of every public building within the State within 10 years after the effective date of the Act. Provides that each mechanical insulation energy audit finding shall identify remediation measures necessary to bring the subject mechanical insulation system into compliance with the latest published edition of the International Code Council's International Energy Conservation Code and to ensure the building's mechanical systems function at operating temperatures that minimize energy loss and ensure public health and safety. Provides that audit findings are to be made available to the public. Requires the Agency, by December 31, 2025 and by December 31 of each year thereafter, to deliver to the General Assembly an annual report outlining the mechanical insulation energy audits that it completed in the previous calendar year. Repeals the Act on December 31, 2034. Defines terms. Includes legislative findings.
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Mechanical Insulation Energy and Safety Assessment Act. Provides that the Capital Development Board shall contract with a qualified mechanical insulation contractor on a commission basis to perform a mechanical insulation energy and safety assessment of every public building within 10 years after the effective date of the Act. Contains provisions requiring mechanical insulation remediation in specified circumstances. Provides that the findings of the assessments shall be a matter of public record and shall be posted on the Board's website no later than 30 days after the completion of the assessment. Contains other provisions.