In early October Governor Rendell signed into law the following piece of legislation which may affect the extent to which the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania adopts future triennial versions of the International Codes.

The legislation, House Bill 1096 (P.N. 4527), amends the Pennsylvania Construction Code to establish the Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council. The council of 19 members, appointed by the Governor, will represent various trades and professions and it will be charged with gathering information from various municipal officers, code officials and other professionals concerning issues with, and possible changes to, the International codes.