SECTION R310  EMERGENCY ESCAPE AND RESCUE OPENINGS
Delete Section R310.6 and replace as follows:
R-R310.6 Alterations or repairs of existing basements. An emergency escape and rescue opening is not required for existing basements undergoing alterations or repairs, where such alterations or repairs do not increase the existing story height of the basement.
Exception: New sleeping rooms created in an existing basement shall be provided with emergency escape and rescue openings in accordance with Section R310.1.