Bill Summary

Repealing and recodifying provisions of law dealing with fire protection and prevention; 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 to be installed in specified areas; requiring a smoke alarm to activate other smoke alarms in specified circumstances; authorizing a landlord to require specified reimbursement from a tenant; etc.

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Became Law


Date Action Vote Document
2013-03-20House Floor - Third Reading Passed (135-0)Yea: 135 No: 0 Other: 6Document
2013-04-01Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (44-0)Yea: 44 No: 0 Other: 1Document


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Bill History

Date Action
2013-05-16Approved by the Governor - Chapter 595
2013-04-06Returned Passed
2013-04-05Third Reading Passed (44-0)
2013-04-05Second Reading Passed
2013-04-05Favorable Report Adopted
2013-04-04Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2013-03-25First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2013-03-23Third Reading Passed (135-0)
2013-03-22Second Reading Passed with Amendments
2013-03-22Favorable with Amendments {620615/1 Report Adopted
2013-03-22Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters
2013-03-14Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.
2013-02-26Rereferred to Environmental Matters
2013-02-15First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations


Name District
James MaloneHD-012A