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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 92         FILED ON: 1/7/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2164

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Brian R. Mannal

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An act regarding smoke detectors in condominiums.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Brian R. Mannal

2nd Barnstable

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

Timothy R. Madden

Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket

Daniel A. Wolf

Cape and Islands


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 92        FILED ON: 1/7/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2164

By Mr.  Mannal of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2164) of Brian R. Mannal and others for legislation to require annual inspections of automatic smoke and heat detectors in condominiums.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 3548 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An act regarding smoke detectors in condominiums.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 1.  Section 26c Chapter 148 of the Massachusetts General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following word after "hotels,":-

              condominiums,

              Section 2.  Section 26c Chapter 148 of the Massachusetts General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following section:-

              Section 26c1/2.  Inspection of Condominium Units  

              Condominiums units, as defined in Chapter 183a, Section 1 and equipped with automatic smoke or heat detectors, shall be annually inspected for working condition by the head of the city and town fire department for compliance with the requirements of this section.

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