FORM FOR PROPOSALS ON IAPMO UPC/UMC COMMITTEE DOCUMENTS - 2021
All proposals must be received by 5:00 PM PST on March 16, 2018

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Recommendation

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING PROPOSALS

 

Proposed Text [Note: Proposed text must be in legislative format i.e., use underscore to denote wording to be inserted (wording) and strike-through to denote wording to be deleted (wording)].

 

Statement of Problem and Substantiation/Resolution:  

Are you referencing standards in your proposal? Check one   Please insert any reference standards in the box below.
Please note that if a standard is referenced above in your proposal you must submit such standard in order for your proposal to be processed. If the standard is not received by the closing date, your proposal is considered incomplete and will not be processed.

Reference Standard(s) being sent to IAPMO: Upload Standard

 

Where additional supplementary materials such as tests, research papers or other documents need to be submitted, please provide supporting material electronically. Insert supporting material in the box below. Please note that if supporting material is not received by the closing date, it will not be accepted for review by the Technical Committee.

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Copyright Assignment (This proposal is original material and is considered to be the submitter’s own idea based on, or as a result of, research and experience, and is not copied from another source).

 
I hereby irrevocably grant and assign to IAPMO all and full rights in copyright, in this proposal. I understand and intend that I acquire no rights, including rights as a joint author, in any publication of IAPMO in which this proposal in this or another similar or analogous form is used. I hereby warrant that I am the author of this proposal and that I have full power and authority to enter into this copyright assignment.
By checking this box I affirm that I am and agree to be legally bound by the above Copyright Assignment and the terms and conditions contained therein. I understand and intend that, by checking this box, I am creating an electronic signature that will, upon my submission of this form, have the same legal force and effect as a handwritten signature.

Note: If you are not the author of this proposal (this text is copied from another source) please do not submit. The author of the proposal must give copyright assignment.


Patent Policy. IAPMO’s patent policy is to adhere fully to the ANSI patent policy. Every proponent of a code change proposal should familiarize him or herself with the ANSI patent policy which is available in its entirety at www.ansi.org/essentialrequirements. Upon receipt of a notice of an essential patent claim, IAPMO will coordinate with the claimant to ensure collection of the assurance(s) required by IAPMO’s adherence to the ANSI patent policy before the proposal that includes an essential patent claim is introduced into the code development process.

 

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING PROPOSALS

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  1. Check the appropriate box to indicate whether this proposal recommends adding new text, revising existing text, or delete text without substitution (see examples below).
  2. Enter the appropriate section number that the proposed text applies to.
  3. In the space identified as “Proposed Text” indicate the exact wording you propose as new or revised text or the text you propose to be deleted.
  4. In the space titled, “Statement of Problem and Substantiation/Resolution,” state the problem that will be resolved by your recommendation and give the specific reason for your proposal.
  5. Where referencing a standard in your proposal, such standard needs to be submitted in accordance with the Guidelines for Referencing Mandatory Standards. Please provide two hard copies or one electronic copy with your proposal. Please note that if the standard is not received by the closing date, your proposal is considered incomplete and will not be processed.
  6. Where additional supplementary materials such as tests, research papers, or other documents, need to be submitted, please provide supporting material electronically. Please note that if supporting material is not received by the closing date, it will not be accepted for review by the Technical Committee.
  7. Check the box for copyright assignment. Please note if you are not the author of this proposal (this text is copied from another source) please do not submit the proposed change. The author of the proposal must give copyright assignment (which is the submitter’s own idea based on or as a result of research, experience and is not copied from another source).

Note: Content of Proposals shall be in accordance with Section 4-3.3 of the IAPMO Regulations Governing Committee Projects of the UPC and UMC. Failure to comply with the above requirements will result in the proposal not being processed. For further information on the standards process, please contact Code Development at 909-472-4110. For technical assistance, please call 909-230-5535 or 909-472-4111, or email alma.ramos@iapmo.org.

Note printed copies of the above referenced documents will not be available at the hearings.

Examples for applying charging statement for adding text, deleting text and revising text

Add new text as follows (applies only when adding a new section or all new text):
Water Service.Piping from the water main or source of water supply to the water distribution piping of the building or premises served irrespective of the water meter location.

Revise text as follows (applies when revising an existing section by deleting text, adding text or both as follows):
Building Supply. The pipe carrying potable water from the water meter or other source of water supply to the building or other point of use or distribution on the lot. Building supply shall also mean water service. Piping from the water main or source of water supply to the water distribution piping of the building or premises served irrespective of the water meter location.

Delete text without substitution (applies when deleting an entire section, table or both as follows):
302.0 Iron Pipe Size (IPS) Pipe. Iron, steel, brass and copper pipe shall be standard weight iron pipe size (IPS) pipe.
306.1 It shall be unlawful for any person to deposit, by any means whatsoever, into any plumbing fixture, floor drain, interceptor, sump, receptor, or device, which is connected to any drainage system, public sewer, private sewer, septic tank, or cesspool, any ashes; cinders; solids; rags; inflammable, poisonous, or explosive liquids or gas; oils; grease; or any other thing whatsoever that would, or could, cause damage to the drainage system or public sewer.