Bill Status of SB2932 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: FUEL GAS DETECTOR ACT
Sen. Craig Wilcox and Brian W. Stewart
| 10/13/2021||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Fuel Gas Detector Act. Provides that a building owner shall install or cause to be installed at least one fuel gas detector in every room containing an appliance fueled by propane, natural gas, or any liquefied petroleum gas in each unit within specified buildings. Contains requirements for residential rental units occupied under the terms of a rental agreement or under a month-to-month tenancy. Provides that a person who, after January 1, 2023, acquires by sale or exchange a fraternity house, sorority house, or dormitory shall install fuel gas detectors in the acquired building if fuel gas detectors are not already present. Provides that a person who violates the Act commits a civil violation for which a civil penalty of not more than $500 for each violation may be adjudged. Provides that nothing in the Act gives rise to any action against an owner required to comply with the Act if the owner meets specified requirements. Provides that a person may not knowingly interfere with or make inoperative any fuel gas detector required by the Act except under specified circumstances. Contains other provisions. Effective January 1, 2023.