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3 Document(s) [ Subject: Texas Gulf Coast ]

Committee: Senate Business and Commerce
Title: Interim Report - Developing Building Codes for Coastal Properties
Library Catalog Title: Developing building codes for coastal properties : interim report to the 81st Texas Legislature
Subjects: Building codes | Texas Gulf Coast | Tropical storms |
Library Call Number: L1836.80 B963c
Session: 80th R.S. (2007)
Online version: View report [115 pages  File size: 27,859 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study the advantages and disadvantages of developing a building code specific to coastal properties in order to mitigate hurricane damage. Focus on avoiding catastrophic losses of property during a major storm. Specifically, consider Florida's building code, which applies to the designation of Enhanced Hurricane Protection Areas (EHPAs) that meet specific criteria to provide shelter and protection for up to eight hours following a catastrophic event.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Natural Resources
Title: SR 719
Library Call Number: SR 719
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View document [4 pages  File size: 1,047 kb]
Committee: Senate Natural Resources
Title: Interim update - redfish, hazardous waste, coastal annexation, marine traffic safety, energy, and marine accretion, August 10, September 10, and November 16, 1981
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 N219 67
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View document [19 pages]

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