SB0969 (CH0594)

2013 Regular Session



Public Safety - Fire Protection and Prevention - Residential Smoke Alarms

Sponsored by:

Senator Glassman


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 594

Synopsis:Repealing and recodifying provisions of law dealing with smoke detection systems; clarifying that the installation of smoke alarms is required in specified areas of specified buildings; providing that the Act is applicable statewide; authorizing a local jurisdiction to adopt regulations; requiring a minimum number of smoke alarms be installed in specified areas; requiring a smoke alarm to activate other smoke alarms in specified circumstances; authorizing a landlord to require reimbursement from a tenant for the cost of a smoke alarm; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Glassman, Dyson, and Mathias
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1413
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2013
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Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Apartments
Baltimore City
Building Permits
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Deaf Persons
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fire Protection
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn
Hotels and Motels
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Landlord and Tenant -see also- Eviction; Leases & Rent; etc.
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Security Deposits
Smoking -see also- Cigarettes
Statutes:Article - Public Safety
(9-101 through 9-106, 9-107, 9-108, 9-109)
Article - Real Property

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