Carbon Monoxide Alarm & Carbon Monoxide Detector for RVs, Homes & Apartments, CO Alarms and CO Detectors
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U. S. Carbon Monoxide Legislation

(current as of November, 2012)

State: Effective Date: Bill/Code I.D. Applies To:
Alabama October 1, 2012
 Alabama Energy and Residential Codes
(AERC) Board voted to adopt the 2009
International Residential Code (IRC)
Detached one- and two-family dwellings and
townhouses not more than three stories.
Alaska January 1, 2005 Chapter No. 60, SLA 2004 House Bill 351 (JUD) AS 18.70.095 New and existing dwellings.
Arkansas January 1, 2012 HB 1385, Act 146 New dwellings.
California January 1, 2011 Section R315 of the 2010 edition California
Residential Code (CRC)
New one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than 3 stories. Where work requiring a permit occurs in existing dwellings
January 1, 2011 Section 420 of the 2010 edition California
Building Code (CBC)
New commercial buildings (Group I-1, R-1, R-2 and R-3) . Where a permit is required for alterations, repairs or additions exceeding $1,000
Existing single-family homes – July 1, 2011
Existing multi-family leased or rental dwellings – January 1, 2013
Senate Bill (SB) 183: Carbon Monoxide
Poisoning Prevention Act
Single-family homes ,
Multi-family, leased or rental dwelling
Colorado July 1, 2009 House Bill 09-1091 New and existing dwellings.
Connecticut

 

October 1, 2005 Substitute House Bill No. 6894
Public Act No. 05-161
New dwellings.
Florida 509.211: July 1, 2007
553.885: July 1, 2008
Fla. Stat. §509.211
Fla. Stat. §553.885
509.211: New commercial buildings
Georgia January 1, 2009 Georgia State Amendments to the International
Residential Code (IRC) for One- and Two- Family
Dwellings (2006 Edition); Section R313.
New one-and two-family homes and town homes (dwellings) of three stories or less.
Idaho January 1, 2011 Idaho Administrative Code IDAPA 07.03.01 Detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than three stories within which fuel-fired appliances are installed and in dwelling units with attached garages.
Illinois January 1, 2007 Public Act 094-0741
House Bill 5284
New and existing single- and multi-family dwellings with a fuel-burning appliance. Dwellings without a fuel-burning appliance or an attached garage are not required to have a CO detector.
Iowa January 1, 2010 661-301.8 (103A) Detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than three stories within which fuel-fired appliances are installed and in dwelling units with attached garages
Kentucky June 1, 2011 The Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction updated the 2007 Residential and Building Code to require CO detection in newly constructed oneand
two-family dwellings, townhomes not more than 3 stories, apartment buildings, dormitories, adult/child care facilities and assisted living facilities which contain a fuel-burning-appliance or an attached garage.
Newly constructed one- and two-family dwellings, townhomes not more than 3
stories, apartment buildings, dormitories, adult/child care facilities and assisted
living facilities which contain a fuel-burning-appliance or an attached garage.
Detector Placement:
Outside of each sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of all bedrooms in the
dwelling
Louisiana  January 1, 201 2009 International Residential Code (IRC)
Newly constructed one- and two-family dwellings,
townhomes less than 3 stories
Maine October 31, 2009 Public Law, Chapter 162 LD 550 Single-family dwellings and multi-apartment buildings sold or newly constructed.
Maryland January 1, 2008 House Bill 401 New single-and multi-family dwellings and non-
dwellings, including hotels, motels, and dormitories.
Massachusetts March 31, 2006
(battery-powered)
January 1, 2007 (hardwired)
Chapter 123 of the Acts of 2005 New and existing single- and multi-family dwellings, boarding houses, hotels, motels, dorms, apartments, and adult and child care facilities.
Michigan HB 4730: December 23, 2008
HB 5341: March 23, 2009
Act 376: House Bill 4730
Act 377: House Bill 5341
HB 4730: New non-dwelling structures such as boarding houses, hotels, and motels. HB 5341: New and existing single-and multi-family dwellings.
Minnesota January 1, 2007 (new dwellings)
August 1, 2009 (existing dwellings)
299F.51 New and existing single and multi-family dwellings.
Montana October 1, 2009 Senate Bill 161 New and existing dwellings.
New Hampshire January 1, 2010 House Bill 120-FN-Local Single-family dwellings and multi-apartment buildings substantially rehabilitated or newly constructed.
New Mexico Effective Date:
July 1, 2011
Code that applies is the 2009 edition of the International Residential Code (IRC) Detached one and two family dwellings and townhouses not more than three stories with a fuel burning appliance or an attached garage.
Detector Placement Installed outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms in dwelling units.
New Jersey April 16, 2003 Chapter 44 amending and supplementing:
Public Law 1975, Chapter 217
Public Law 1999, Chapter 15
Existing single- and two-family homes.
New York Effective March 6, 2003 Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code
Section 1225.2 Title 19
One, two and multiple family dwellings that are newly constructed or offered for sale.
Effective December 28, 2010 Residential Code New York State (RCNYS) Detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than three stories.
Effective December 28, 2010 Fire Code New York State (FCNYS) E, I-1, I-2 (except hospitals), I-4, R-1, R-2, R-3 or R-4. Several examples include but are not limited to hotels, apartment buildings, dormitories, adult/child care facilities, assisted living facilities, alcohol/drug centers, convalescent facilities and daycare facilities.
North Carolina January 1, 2010 Session Law 2008-219
Senate Bill 1924
Residential rental properties.
North Dakota January 1, 2011 R315 of the 2009 edition of the International
Residential Code (IRC)
Detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than three stories
Ohio Jan. 1, 2013 Single and up to 3 stories in multiple family
Oklahoma May 25, 2000 Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 340:110-3-97 Child daycare facilities.
Oregon April 1, 2011 House Bill 3450 New and existing one, two, and multi-family dwellings, rental dwellings and Group R occupancies (hotels, motel, dormitories and other structures where humans sleep) having a CO source.
Pennsylvania December 31, 2009 2009 I-codes issued by the ICC. See the 2009
IRC Section R315 for more info.
Detached one and two family dwellings and townhouses not more than 3 stories.
Rhode Island January 1, 2002 Fire Safety Code General Provisions
23-28.1-2
New and existing dwellings such as (hotels, motels, dormitories, etc.).
South Carolina January 1, 2011 The South Carolina Building Codes Council
(SCBCC) adopted the 2009 edition of the IRC
New one and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than 3 stories.
Texas January 1, 2004 Texas Human Resources Code – Section 42.060 Child daycare facilities
Tennessee June 20, 2006 Tennessee Code Annotated, Sect. 71-3-502 Child daycare facilities.
Utah July 1, 2008 Utah Administrative Code R156-56-801 (26)Utah Administrative Code R156-56-802 (16 R156-56-801: R2, R3, R4, I1 buildings.
R156-56-802: One and two-family dwellings.
Vermont July 1, 2005 H. 243 No. 19 Chapter 77 New and existing (upon sale) dwellings and public
buildings where people don’t sleep.
Virginia March 1, 2011 Adopted the 2009 edition of the International Residential Code (IRC). New in detached one and two family dwellings, townhouses (section R315) and Group-R occupancies (section 908.7) such as hotels, dormitories and apartment buildings containing fuel-fired appliances or with attached garages.
Washington July 1, 2010 Substitute Senate Bill 5561 New dwellings (exempts owners from having to install CO alarms in existing homes, except when offered for sale).
West Virginia July 1, 1998 West Virginia Code Section 29-3-16a New dwellings with a fuel-burning appliance and existing buildings connected to newly built buildings with a fuel- burning appliance.
Wisconsin October 1, 2008 (new)
April 1, 2010 (existing)
2007 Wisconsin Act 205 Hotels, tourist rooming houses, apartment buildings, dormitories, jails and bed & breakfast (any public building used for lodging). Hospitals and nursing homes are not included.
February 1, 2011 2009 Wisconsin Act 158 One – and two -family dwellings.

The above information briefly summarizes installation requirements of carbon monoxide detectors for each state listed. Quantum Group Inc. does not take responsibility or assume any liability for the accuracy of the information contained in the summation. For the actual number of carbon monoxide detectors required and appropriate wiring, installation, maintenance, and placement procedures, refer to the respective state code and applicable Underwriters Laboratory (UL) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards.