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International Code Council to Lead the US Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical Committee on Buildings

The International Code Council (ICC) has been appointed as the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (U.S. TAG) administrator to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee 59 (ISO/TC 59), which oversees the development of ISO standards related to buildings and … Continue reading

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Building Codes vs. Copyright Law: Legal Showdown Heats Up

The long-running debate over who “owns” legally binding construction codes gets another big platform next month. In August, the American Bar Association (ABA) will vote on a resolution urging Congress to pass legislation that provides limited free online access to standards incorporated into state and local construction codes, including those … Continue reading

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