AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE SALE OF GAS HEATING EQUIPMENT.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court
assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
148 of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking out section 25A and
inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 25A. No person shall sell, offer for sale or install a secondhand
space heater, or a secondhand portable stove which uses kerosene, range oil or
number 1 fuel oil for fuel. No person shall install or use in a building which
is used in whole or in part for human habitation an unvented space heater which
uses oil as a fuel. No person shall sell or offer for sale, or install, use or
maintain in a building which is used in whole or in part for human habitation,
an unvented space heater using natural or propane gas fuel unless the appliance
meets the standards for use and installation as promulgated by regulations of
the board of fire prevention regulations. Whoever violates this section shall be
punished by a fine of not more than $100.