SECTION 1. Chapter 148 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 4 the following section:-
Section 4A. Applicability of the fire laws and fire code in state-owned buildings. The provisions of the state fire code under this chapter, and the rules and regulations promulgated therefrom by the board of fire prevention regulations, shall apply to all buildings, structures and property owned, operated or controlled by the commonwealth, other than the State House. The head of the fire department, as defined in section 1, shall enforce the provisions of this chapter and section with respect to all buildings, structures and property owned, operated or controlled by the commonwealth located within such city, town or district.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
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