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House Bill 1243

House Bill 1243

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF HB1243 (Updated February 6, 2007 2:19 pm - DI 84)

Fire sprinklers and smoke detectors in nursing homes. Requires certain health facilities to have automatic fire sprinkler systems before July 1, 2012. Provides that if a system is not installed before July 1, 2010, a plan for completion must be submitted to the state department of health (state department). Requires the health facilities to have a smoke detector in each resident's room before July 1, 2012. Requires the state department to publish in the state department's consumer guide to nursing homes the types of fire sprinkler systems and smoke detectors in a nursing home.
Current Status:
In Committee - 2nd House
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