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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1358         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3548

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Demetrius J. Atsalis

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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:

Demetrius J. Atsalis

2nd Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1358        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3548

By Mr. Atsalis of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3548) of Demetrius J. Atsalis for legislation to require annual inspections of automatic smoke and heat detectors in condominiums.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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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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