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What is the International Code Council (ICC)?

Yes there are some state specific modifications but my experience is that the process is not particularly thorough. This may be because those proposing the modifications typically work for a regulatory agency which would suggest they reflect the biases of their agency.

While I may have some biases but are building officials always aware of their biases?

The statistics on the adoption of the ICC codes supports my perception of a lack of diversity. How does 15 to 18 reflect diversity? The token PE does not prove anything since the perceived biases are more related to their job and not any specific qualifications.

It would be interesting to compare ICC's process with the membership criteria ASTM requires of their committees.
I still believe the NFPA's processes and committees are far better than the ICC.