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Yes, that is correct.
210.12 Arc-Fault Circuit-InterrupterProtection●(A) Dwelling Units. All 120-volt, single phase, 15- and20-ampere branch circuits supplying outlets installed in dwelling unit family rooms, dining rooms, living rooms, parlors, libraries, dens, bedrooms, sunrooms, recreationrooms, closets, hallways, or similar rooms or areas shall beprotected by a listed arc-fault circuit interrupter, combination-type, installed to provide protection of the branch circuit.
is this a new law for 2011 or was it put in the books nad not adopted to2012
That is in the 2011 NEC code book when it came out January 2011
Every local jurisdiction has their own time when they adopt. Most have adopted the 2011
But the NEC book is not in enforce to the following year is that correct
NEC was adopted 2011 January
Any city or county can adopt the next year or whenever. That is their call.
Mine adopted January 2011
New code every 3 years
where can I find out what has been been adopted for my county
Call the county permits office
Sometimes they list it on their websites
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