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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2977         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2168

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Paul W. Mark and Tricia Farley-Bouvier

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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 requiring carbon monoxide alarms in schools.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Paul W. Mark

2nd Berkshire

Tricia Farley-Bouvier

3rd Berkshire


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2977        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2168

By Representatives Mark of Peru and Farley-Bouvier of Pittsfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2168) of Paul W. Mark and Tricia Farley-Bouvier for legislation to require the installation of carbon monoxide alarms in certain schools.  Public Safety and Homeland Security. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act requiring carbon monoxide alarms in schools.
 

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

              Section 26F½ of Chapter 148 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following:

              (g) Every building or structure, including those owned by the Commonwealth, occupied in whole or in part as a school subject to the authority of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, that: (1) contains fossil-fuel burning equipment including, but not limited to, a furnace, boiler, water heater, fireplace or any other apparatus, appliance or device that burns fossil fuel; or (2) incorporates enclosed parking within its structure shall be equipped by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education with working, approved carbon monoxide alarms in conformance with the requirements of the board of fire prevention regulations.

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