MD HB849 | 2011 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Unknown
Status: Passed on April 12 2011 - 100% progression
Action: 2011-04-12 - Approved by the Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Clarifying that a person may sell or install smoke detectors, smoke alarms, and specialized smoke alarms for the deaf and hard of hearing only in accordance with the State Fire Prevention Code; repealing a requirement that each manufacturer that commercially sells or offers for sale a smoke detection system obtain approval of each model of smoke detector from the State Fire Marshal; and repealing a specified application fee.

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Public Safety - Smoke Detectors and Smoke Alarms


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Roll Calls

2011-03-31 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2011-03-17 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 139 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2011-04-12 Approved by the Governor
2011-03-31 Third Reading Passed (46-0)
2011-03-30 Second Reading Passed
2011-03-30 Favorable Report Adopted
2011-04-01 Favorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
2011-03-21 Hearing 3/24 at 1:00 p.m.
2011-03-18 First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
2011-03-31 Returned Passed
2011-03-17 Third Reading Passed (139-0)
2011-03-15 Second Reading Passed
2011-03-15 Favorable Report Adopted
2011-03-14 Favorable Report by Environmental Matters
2011-02-11 Hearing 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
2011-02-11 First Reading Environmental Matters


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