2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety
Sponsored By:
Delegates Robinson, Anderson, Branch, Burns, Carter, Glenn, Gutierrez, Harrison, Haynes, Hecht, Howard, Jones, Kirk, Krysiak, Lee, McIntosh, Montgomery, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Proctor, Stukes, Tarrant, and V. Turner
Public Safety - New Construction - Carbon Monoxide Alarms and Radon Detectors


Requiring the installation of carbon monoxide detectors and radon detectors in residential dwellings that are to be constructed on or after January 1, 2010; establishing specified minimum technical standards for the detectors; requiring the detectors to be installed and maintained in accordance with specified standards; prohibiting a radon detector from being rendered inoperable, subject to a specified exception; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 3/5 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Talmadge Branch, District 45
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn.
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condominiums; Mobile Homes
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Safety
( 12-1104 , 12-1201 , 12-1202 , 12-1203 , 12-1204 , 12-1205 , 12-1206 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered