The Office of the State Engineer proposed adopting the following building codes for state buildings which would take effect on July 1, 2016:

  • International Building Code (IBC), 2015 Edition
  • International Existing Building Code (IEBC), 2015 Edition
  • International Fire Code (IFC), 2015 Edition
  • International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), 2015 Edition
  • International Mechanical Code (IMC), 2015 Edition
  • International Plumbing Code (IPC), 2015Edition
  • International Private Sewage Disposal Code (IPSDC), 2015 Edition
  • International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), 2015 Edition,
  • International Residential Code for One and Two Family Dwellings (IRC), 2015 Edition
  • International Wildland – Urban Interface Code (IUWIC), 2015 Edition
  • International Code Council Performance Code (ICCPC), 2015 Edition
  • International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC), 2015 Edition
  • National Electrical Code (NEC) [NFPA-70], 2014 Edition

South Carolina State Register, Vol. 40, No. 3, at 7 (March 25, 2016).

The new code editions will replace the 2012 edition of most of these codes as the applicable code for state buildings as set out in section 5.1.3(E) of the 2015 Manual for Planning and Execution of State Permanent Improvements. For a quick overview of the significant new provisions and modifications to existing provisions, see http://www.iccsafe.org/about-icc/periodicals-and-newsroom/key-changes-in-the-2015-international-codes-i-codes.

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Jenna McGee concentrates her practice on complex commercial and construction litigation. Ms. McGee represents a broad range of clients, including multinational corporations, financial institutions, national and local businesses, and individuals.

Additionally, Ms. McGee has experience in all stages of litigation, including…

Jenna McGee concentrates her practice on complex commercial and construction litigation. Ms. McGee represents a broad range of clients, including multinational corporations, financial institutions, national and local businesses, and individuals.

Additionally, Ms. McGee has experience in all stages of litigation, including trials and appeals, in state and federal courts, as well as mediation and arbitration. She also provides day-to-day advice to clients in order to manage risk and resolve disputes outside of litigation.

Ms. McGee is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second and Fourth Circuits, and the United States District Courts for South Carolina and the Southern District of New York.

Prior to joining Parker Poe, Ms. McGee practiced with an international law firm in New York in the area of business litigation with a focus on securities litigation matters. She also served as a law clerk to United States District Court Judge William H. Pauley III in the Southern District of New York.

While attending Duke University School of Law, Ms. McGee was Senior Editor for Law & Contemporary Problems, an interdisciplinary law journal.