Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development Questions 2017 Code Change

Organization sends letter to Alaska House of Representatives expressing concerns over new NEC provision.

The Department of Labor and Workforce Development in Juneau, Alaska sent a letter to Representative Sam Kito on April 21 in response to concerns it has received about a provision in the 2017 edition of the National Electrical Code regarding ground-fault protection requirements for marinas, boatyards, and commercial and noncommercial docking facilities. The state currently has adopted the 2014 NEC, and the process of adopting the 2017 edition will begin in the spring of 2018.

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