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ICC Extends 2021 and 2022 Committee Applications Deadline to June 15

Due to the current state of affairs surrounding COVID-19, the International Code Council is extending the application process for its 2021/2022 code development cycle call for code, interpretation and code correlation committees. The new deadline for applications will now be June 15, 2020. Understanding that modern building codes requires input from professionals throughout the building pipeline to be effective, the Code Council’s most important asset is the time and expertise of the volunteers that partake in numerous ICC committees.

ICC Provides Tools to Help Local Governments Advocate for Code-Related CARES Assistance

The International Code Council (ICC) has launched a Coronavirus Advocacy page, which includes links to a factsheet describing: CARES Act funding sources that can be used to fund code department virtual needs, which state/local governments are receiving how much of those funding sources, eligible activities, and how interested organizations can engage in those programs. The page also includes talking points for discussing how and why government recipients of CARES Act resources should direct funds to code departments for development of remote capabilities.