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24.301.901    SCOPE OF RULES

(1) The access requirements established in the currently adopted edition of the state building code and the joint international code committee/American national standards institute (ICC/ANSI) standard, ICC/ANSI A117.1, are utilized as the basis for establishing the accessibility requirements and guidelines in this sub-chapter.

(2) This subchapter is promulgated in order to provide rules and guidelines, as required by 50-60-203 , MCA, to ensure that newly constructed public buildings and certain altered public buildings are readily accessible and usable by persons with disabilities, according to the principles applicable to accessibility in the state building code.

(3) The term "public building" as used in this rule means a building or facility owned or operated by a government entity or a private sector building or facility that is open to members of the public, as established in 50-60-101 , MCA.

History: 50-60-203, MCA; IMP, 50-60-201, MCA; NEW, 1997 MAR p. 2061, Eff. 11/18/97; TRANS, from Commerce, 2001 MAR p. 2301; AMD, 2004 MAR p. 571, Eff. 3/12/04.

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