US Carbon Monoxide Legislation


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State: Alabama (AL)

Relevant Building Code:
Alabama Energy and Residential Codes (AERC) Board voted to adopt the 2009 International
Residential Code (IRC).

Code Description:
Alabama’s residential code is not mandatory state wide rather they are adopted by
local jurisdictions.

Effective Date:
October 1, 2012

Occupancy Classification:
Detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than three stories.

Detector Placement:
Outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms.
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State: Alaska (AK)

Bill ID:
Chapter No. 60, SLA 2004
House Bill 351 (JUD)
AS 18.70.095

Bill Description:
An act relating to the devices, including carbon monoxide detection devices, required in dwellings; and providing for an effective date.

Effective Date:
January 1, 2005

Occupancy Classification:
New and existing dwellings.

Detector Placement:
Minimum one per building

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State: Arizona (AZ)

No Legislation Currently

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State: Arkansas (AR)

No Legislation Currently

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State: California (CA)

Bill / Code ID:
California Residential Code (CRC): Section R315 of the 2010 edition
California Building Code (CBC): Section 420 of the 2010 edition
Senate Bill (SB) 183: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act

Bill / Code Description:
The CRC and CBC require the installation of CO alarms or detectors in certain residential buildings with an attached garage or a fuel-fired appliance that are newly constructed or where work requiring a permit is required for alterations, repairs, or additions exceeding $1,000 in existing dwellings.

SB 183 requires all “existing” single-family dwellings with an attached garage or a fuel-fired appliance, and
all other “existing” dwelling units intended for human occupancy, to install CO detection by specified dates.

Effective Date for Occupancy Classification:
CRC and CBC:
January 1, 2011 – All newly constructed one- two-family dwellings, townhouses not more than 3 stories, hotels, motels, duplexes, lodging houses, dormitories, condominiums, time-share projects, or dwelling unit in a multiple-unit dwelling unit building or buildings are required to install CO detection.

SB 183:
July 1, 2011 – All existing single-family dwelling units are required to install CO detection.
January 1, 2013 – All existing duplex, lodging house, dormitory, condominium, stock cooperative, time-share projects, or dwelling unit in a multiple-unit dwelling unit building or buildings

SB 1394:
January 1, 2016 – All existing hotels and motels are required to install CO detection.

Detector Placement:
Installed outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms in dwelling units and on every level including basements within which fuel-fired appliances are installed and in dwelling units that have attached garages.

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State: Colorado (CO)

Bill ID:
House Bill 09-1091

Bill Description:
Concerning a requirement that carbon monoxide alarms be installed in residential properties.

Effective Date:
January 1, 2009

Occupancy Classification:
New and existing dwellings.

NOTE: Covers single and multi-family dwellings with a fuel-burning appliance, fireplace, or an
attached garage.

Detector Placement:
Place within 15 feet of a sleeping area.

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State: Connecticut (CT)

Bill ID:
Public Act No. 05-161
House Bill No. 5326. Public Act No. 11-248

Bill Description:
An act requiring the installation of carbon monoxide detectors in new residential buildings.

Effective Date:
Public Act: October 1, 2005
House Bill: January 1, 2012

Occupancy Classification:
Public Act:New one and two family dwellings that are newly constructed.
NOTE: Only applies to buildings with appliances that might emit carbon monoxide.

House Bill: Newly constructed or existing public or non-public school buildings.
NOTE: Pertains to any room containing a permanently installed fuel burning appliance.

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State: Delaware (DE)

No Legislation Currently

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State: Florida (FL)

Bill ID:
2009 Florida Statutes – Title XXXIII: Regulation of Trade, Commerce, Investments,
and Solicitations.

Chapter 509: Lodging and Food Service Establishments;
Membership Campgrounds – Section 211

Chapter 553: Building Construction Standards – Section 885

Bill Description:
509.211: Safety regulations.

553.885: Carbon monoxide alarm required.

Effective Date:
509.211: July 1, 2007

553.885: July 1, 2008

Occupancy Classification:
509.211: New commercial buildings where a portion thereof is used for sleeping purposes,
including hospitals.

553.885: New one- and two-family homes and town homes (dwellings) of three stories or less.

Detector Placement:
509.211: Every room with a fuel-burning appliance and integrated with the fire alarm system.

553.885: Within 10 feet of any sleeping area.

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State: Georgia (GA)

Relevant Building Code:
Georgia State Amendments to the International Residential Code (IRC) for One- and Two-
Family Dwellings (2006 Edition) Section R313.

Code Description:
5 All single – or multiple-station carbon monoxide alarms shall be listed in accordance with
ANSI/UL 2034 or CSA 6.19 and installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s installation
instructions. Carbon Monoxide detectors may be powered by battery power alone and are not
required to be interconnected. Listed combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms shall
be acceptable.

Effective Date:
January 1, 2009

Occupancy Classification:
New one- and two-family homes and town homes (dwellings) of three stories or less.

Detector Placement:
Carbon monoxide alarms shall be installed in the general vicinity of each sleeping area.

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State: Hawaii (HI)

No Legislation Currently

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State: Idaho (ID)

Code ID:
Idaho Administrative Code IDAPA 07.03.01

Code Description:
Concerning a requirement that carbon monoxide alarms be installed in residential properties.

Effective Date:
January 1, 2011

Occupancy Classification:
Detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than three stories within
which fuel-fired appliances are installed and in dwelling units that have attached garages.

Detector Placement:
Outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms.

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State: Illinois (IL)

Bill ID:
Public Act 094-0741
House Bill 5284

Bill Description:
Carbon Monoxide Alarm Detector Act

Effective Date:
January 1, 2007

Occupancy Classification:
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.

Detector Placement:
Every structure that contains more than one dwelling unit shall contain at least one approved
carbon monoxide alarm in operating condition within 15 feet of every room used for
sleeping purposes.

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State: Indiana (IN)

No Legislation Currently

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State: Iowa (IA)

Code ID:
661-301.8 (103A)

Code Description:
The Building Code Advisory Council has adopted by reference section R315 of the 2009 edition
of the International Residential Code (IRC). The provisions of the Iowa Residential code apply
state wide only to buildings owned by the state of Iowa. For non-state owned buildings local
jurisdictions must adopt most current edition of the Iowa Residential Code.

Effective Date:
January 1, 2010

Occupancy Classification:
Detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than three stories within
which fuel-fired appliances are installed and in dwelling units that have attached garages.

Detector Placement:
Outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms

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State: Kansas (KS)

No Legislation Currently
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State: Kentucky (KY)

Code ID:
2007 Kentucky Residential Code, section R325
2007 Building Code, section 914

Code Description:
The Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction updated the 2007 Residential
and Building Code to require CO detection in 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.

Effective Date:
June 1, 2011

Occupancy Classification:
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

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State: Louisiana (LA)

Relevant Building Code:
The Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council voted to adopt the 2009 International
Residential Code (IRC).

Effective Date:
January 1, 2011

Occupancy Classification:
Newly constructed one- and two-family dwellings, townhomes not more than 3 stories.

Detector Placement:
In the immediate vicinity of all bedrooms in dwelling units and sleeping units.

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State: Maine (ME)

Bill ID:
Public Law, Chapter 162 LD 550
Public Law, Chapter 553

Bill Description:
Chapter 162 LD 550 : An act to protect Maine residents from home fires and Carbon Monoxide
Chapter 553: An Act To Require Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Additional Residential
Occupancies

Effective Date:
Chapter 162 LD 550: October 31, 2009
Chapter 553: August 1, 2012

Occupancy Classification:
Chapter 162 LD 550: Single-family dwellings and multi-apartment buildings sold or newly
constructed.
Chapter 553: New or renovated single family dwelling, hotel, motel, inn or bed and breakfast,
fraternity house, sorority house or dormitory that is affiliated with a private or
public school

Detector Placement:
Install by the manufacturer’s requirements at least one approved carbon monoxide detector in
each area within, or giving access to, bedrooms.

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State: Maryland (MD)

Bill ID:
House Bill 401
Senate Bill 173, Chapter 38

Bill Description:
House Bill 401: An act concerning public safety — Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Senate Bill 173, Chapter 38: An act concerning public school buildings – CO Detection and
Warning Equipment

Effective Date:
House Bill 401: January 1, 2008
Senate Bill 173, Chapter 38: October 1, 2012

Occupancy Classification:
House Bill 401: New single- and multi-family dwellings and non-dwellings, including hotels,
motels, and dormitories.
Senate Bill 173, Chapter 38: Newly constructed or substantially remodeled public schools
containing a fuel fire appliance.

Detector Placement:
Install within a certain distance from a central location outside of each sleeping area within
certain dwellings or, under certain circumstances, within a certain distance (25 feet) from
carbon monoxide–producing fixtures and equipment within certain dwellings.

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State: Massachusetts (MA)

Bill ID:
Chapter 123 of the Acts of 2005

Bill Description:
An act relative to the installation of carbon monoxide alarms and smoke detectors in residential buildings.

Effective Date:
March 31, 2006 (battery-powered)
January 1, 2007 (hardwired)

Occupancy Classification:
New and existing single- and multi-family dwellings, boarding houses, hotels, motels, dorms,
apartments, and adult and child care facilities.

Detector Placement:
Locate detectors in conformance with the requirements of the board of fire prevention regulations

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State: Michigan (MI)

Bill ID:
Act 376 Act 377
House Bill 4730 House Bill 5341

Adopting the 2009 IRC
Bill Description:
HBs 4730 and 5341: An act to create a construction code commission and prescribe its
functions; to authorize the director to promulgate rules with recommendations from each
affected board relating to the construction, alteration, demolition, occupancy, and use of
buildings and structures.

Effective Date:
HB 4730: December 23, 2008

HB 5341: March 23, 2009

Occupancy Classification:
HB 4730: New non-dwelling structures such as boarding houses, hotels, and motels.

HB 5341: New and existing single- and multi-family dwellings.

Detector Placement:
HB 4730: A minimum of one detector per building installed at the fuel-burning appliance.

HB 5341: A carbon monoxide device shall be located in the vicinity of the bedrooms, which
may include one device capable of detecting carbon monoxide near all adjacent bedrooms;
in areas within the dwelling adjacent to an attached garage; and in areas adjacent to any fuel-burning appliances. NOTE: The act does not mandate the installation of a CO device. Instead it gives authority to the Code Commission to adopt rules for the mandatory installation of a CO device.

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State: Minnesota (MN)

Bill ID:
299F.51

Bill Description:
Requirements for carbon monoxide detection.

Effective Date:
January 1, 2007 (new dwellings)
August 1, 2009 (existing dwellings)

Occupancy Classification:
New and existing single- and multi-family dwellings.

Detector Placement:
Minimum one detector per building within 10 feet of any sleeping area.

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State: Mississippi (MS)

No Legislation Currently

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State: Missouri (MO)

No Legislation Currently

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State: Montana (MT)

Bill ID:
Senate Bill 161

Bill Description:
An act providing for a notice about the presence of a carbon monoxide detector upon the sale
of a residence; requiring a carbon monoxide detector in dwelling units rented by a landlord;
limiting landlord liability for failure of a carbon monoxide detector.

Effective Date:
October 1, 2009

Occupancy Classification:
New and existing dwellings.

Detector Placement:
No details for location of CO devices.

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State: Nebraska (NE)

No Legislation Currently

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State: Nevada (NV)

No Legislation Currently

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State: New Hampshire (NH)

Bill ID:
House Bill 120-FN-Local

Bill Description:
An act relative to the installation of carbon monoxide detectors in
single and multi-family dwellings.

Effective Date:
January 1, 2010

Occupancy Classification:
Single-family dwellings and multi-apartment buildings substantially rehabilitated or newly
constructed.

Detector Placement:
Minimum one detector per building on every floor level and in each common stairway and in
each common hallway of a multi-unit dwelling.
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State: New Jersey (NJ)

Bill ID:
Chapter 44 amending and supplementing:
Public Law 1975, Chapter 217
Public Law 1999, Chapter 15

Bill Description:
An act concerning carbon monoxide detectors in certain single-family and two-family homes,
amending P.L.1975, c.217 and amending and supplementing P.L.1999, c.15.

Effective Date:
April 16, 2003

Occupancy Classification:
Existing single- and two-family homes

Detector Placement:
Within 15 feet of sleeping areas in buildings with appliances that may emit CO.

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State: New Mexico (NM)

Bill ID:
2009 edition of the International Residential Code (IRC)

Effective Date:
July 1, 2011

Occupancy Classification:
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.

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State: New York (NY)

Code ID:
Uniform Fire Prevention Code Section 1225.2
Residential Code New York State (RCNYS)
Fire Code New York State (FCNYS)

Code Description:
On February 4, 2003, the State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council (Code Council)
voted to revise the Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code to establish standards for the
installation and maintenance of carbon monoxide alarms in certain buildings.

Effective Date:
UFPCS 1225.2: Effective March 6, 2003
RCNYS: Effective December 28, 2010
FCNYS: December 28, 2010

Occupancy Classification:
UFPCS 1225.2: One, two and multiple family dwellings that are newly constructed
or offered for sale.
RCNYS: Detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than three stories.
FCNYS: E, I-1, I-2 (except hospitals), I-4, R-1, R-2, R-3 or R-4. Several examples include but not
limited to hotels, apartment buildings, dormitories, adult/child care facilities, assisted
living facilities, alcohol/drug centers, convalescent facilities and day care facilities.

Detector Placement:
UFPCS 1225.2: Immediate vicinity of bedroom’s & lowest floor containing bedroom’s.
RCNYS & FCNYS: Structures that contain a CO source including, but not limited to, fuel fired
furnaces; fuel fired boilers; space heaters with pilot lights or open flames; kerosene heaters;
wood stoves; fireplaces; and stoves, ovens, dryers, water heaters and refrigerators that use gas
or liquid fuel, garages, and other motor vehicle related occupancies.

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State: North Carolina (NC)

Law ID:
Session Law 2008-219

Law Description:
An act to authorize the North Carolina building code council to study and adopt provisions in the building code pertaining to the installation of carbon monoxide detectors in certain single-family or multi-family dwellings; to require the installation of operational carbon monoxide detectors in certain residential rental property; to provide for mutual obligations between landlords and tenants regarding the installation and upkeep of carbon monoxide detectors; and to make conforming changes, as recommended by the North Carolina Child Fatality Task Force.

Law Effective Date:
January 1, 2010

Law Occupancy Classification:
Residential rental properties.

Law Detector Placement:
Landlords to provide a minimum of one CO detection device per unit and per level having a fossil-fuel burning heater or appliance, fireplace, or an attached garage.

Residential Code ID:
Adoption of the 2009 International Residential Code (IRC)

Residential Code Occupancy Classification:
Newly constructed one- and two-family dwellings and townhomes not more than three stories.

Residential Code Detector Placement:
Outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms.

Hotel Bill ID:
HB 74

Hotel Bill ID Effective Date:
EXISTING: Requires battery-operated or electrical, hard-wired, carbon monoxide detectors effective October 1, 2013

NEW and EXISTING: After October, 1, 2014, requires electrical, hard-wired, carbon monoxide detectors effective October 1, 2014
Hotel Bill Occupancy Classification:
All new and existing lodging occupancies

Hotel BIll Detector Placement:
In every enclosed space having a fossil fuel burning heater, appliance or fireplace and in sleeping rooms that share a common wall, floor or ceiling with an enclosed space having a fossil fuel burning heater, appliance or fireplace.

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State: North Dakota (ND)

Code ID:
R315 of the 2009 edition of the International Residential Code (IRC)

Code Description:
North Dakota has adopted by reference section R315 of the 2009 edition of the International
Residential Code (IRC). North Dakota’s building codes are not mandatory state wide rather they
are adopted by local governments/jurisdictions.

Effective Date:
January 1, 2011

Occupancy Classification:
Detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than three stories

Detector Placement:
Outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms

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State: Ohio (OH)

Effective Date:
January 1, 2013

Occupancy Classification:
Detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than three stories.

Detector Placement:
Outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms
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State: Oklahoma (OK)

Code ID:
Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 340:110-3-97

State Building Code

Code Description:
One operable carbon monoxide detector is installed according to manufacturer instructions
when there is a fuel-burning appliance in the facility.

Effective Date:
Admin Code: May 25, 2000

State Code: July 15, 2011

Occupancy Classification:
Admin. Code: Child day care facilities.

State Code: New one and two family dwellings and townhouses not more than three stories.
Detector Placement:
Admin Code: In the same room used for child care.

State Code: Installed outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the
bedrooms in dwelling units within which fuel-fired appliances are installed and in dwelling units
that have attached garages.

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State: Oregon (OR)

Bill ID:

House Bill 3450

Bill Description:
An act relating to carbon monoxide; creating new provisions; amending ORS 90.302, 90.320,
90.325, 105.464; and declaring an emergency

Effective Date:
JULY 1, 2010:
Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) Administrative Rules effective date
• For all new rental agreements, landlords must provide properly functioning carbon monoxide
alarms for rental dwelling units with, or within a structure containing a carbon monoxide
source

APRIL 1, 2011:

  • Landlords must provide properly functioning carbon monoxide alarms for all rental dwelling
    units with, or within a structure containing a carbon monoxide source.
  • Home sellers of one- and two-family dwellings, manufactured dwellings, or multi-family
    housing units containing a carbon monoxide source must have one or more properly functioning carbon monoxide alarms before conveying fee title or transferring possession of a dwelling.
  • Carbon monoxide alarms are required in new construction or a structure that undergoes
    reconstruction, alteration or repair for which a building permit is required, and is identified in
    the structural specialty code as a residential Group R structure

Occupancy Classification:
New and existing one-, two-, and multi-family dwellings, rental dwellings and Group R
occupancies (hotels, motel dormitories) having a CO source.

Detector Placement:
Minimum one detector per building and covering all sleeping areas.

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State: Pennsylvania (PA)

Code:
Pennsylvania’s Uniform Construction Code (UCC) Administration and Enforcement regulation
has adopted the 2009 I-codes issued by the International Code Council (ICC), with minor
exceptions, for use throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Code Description:
See the 2009 Edition of the International Residential Code (IRC) Section R315,
which describes requirements for the installation of carbon monoxide alarms.

Effective Date:
December 31, 2009

Occupancy Classification:
Detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than 3 stories.

Detector Placement:
Outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms in dwelling units.

Bill ID:
S.B. 607

Bill Description:
S.B. 607 requires existing single and multi-family dwellings not more than three stories,
rental properties that have a fossil fuel-burning appliance, fireplace, or an attached garage

Bill Effective Date:
January 1, 2014

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State: Rhode Island (RI)

Code ID:
Fire Safety Code General Provisions 23-28.1-2

Code Description:
Rules of construction, general application.

Effective Date:
January 1, 2002

Occupancy Classification:
New and existing dwellings and non-dwellings (hotels, dormitories).

Detector Placement:
Minimum one detector per building in sleeping areas.

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State: South Carolina (SC)

Code ID:
2012 International Residential Code (IRC)
2012 International Building Code (IBC)

Code Description:
The South Carolina Building Codes Council (SCBCC) adopted the 2009 edition of the IRC for
Carbon Monoxide Detector requirements.

Effective Date:
January 1, 2011

Occupancy Classification:
New one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than 3 stories, and Group-R
occupancies.

Detector Placement:
Installed outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms in
dwelling units within which fuel-fired appliances are installed and in dwelling units that have
attached garages.

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State: South Dakota (SD)

No Legislation Currently

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State: Tennessee (TN)

Bill ID:
Tennessee Code Annotated, Sect. 71-3-502

Bill Description:
An act to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 71, Chapter 3, Part 5, relative to certain
protective devices in child care agencies.

Effective Date:
June 20, 2006

Occupancy Classification:
Child day care facilities

Detector Placement:
Corridors, lounges, interior recreation areas, and sleeping room of child care centers.

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State: Texas (TX)

Code ID:
Texas Human Resources Code – Section 42.060

Code Description:
Carbon monoxide detector requirements in day care facilities.

Effective Date:
January 1, 2004

Occupancy Classification:
Child day care facilities.

Detector Placement:
One detector per floor.

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State: Utah (UT)

Bill ID:
Utah Administrative Code R156-56-801 (26)
Utah Administrative Code R156-56-802 (16)

Bill Description:
Statewide Amendments to the IRC.

Effective Date:
July 1, 2008

Occupancy Classification:
R156-56-801: R2, R3, R4, I1 buildings.

R156-56-802: One- and two-family dwellings.

Detector Placement:
R156-56-801: Carbon monoxide alarms shall be installed on each habitable level of a dwelling
unit or sleeping unit equipped with fuel-burning appliances.

R156-56-802: Carbon monoxide alarms shall be installed on each habitable level in buildings
with fuel-burning appliances.

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State: Vermont (VT)

No Legislation Currently

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State: Virginia (VA)

Code ID:
2009 Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC)

Code Description:
Virginia has adopted by reference the 2009 edition of the International Residential Code (IRC) and the 2009 International Building Code (IBC).

Effective Date:
March 1, 2011

Occupancy Classification:
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.

Detector Placement:
Outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms.

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State: Washington (WA)

Bill ID:
Substitute Senate Bill 5561

Bill Description:
An act relating to the installation of carbon monoxide alarms in dwelling units; adding a new
section to chapter 19.27 RCW; and creating a new section.

Effective Date for Occupancy Classification:
January 1, 2011 – All newly constructed one- and two-family dwellings, townhomes not more
than three, stories, hotels, dormitories apartment building.

January 1, 2013 – All existing one- and two-family dwellings, townhomes not more than three,
stories, hotels, dormitories apartment building.

Detector Placement:
No details for manner and location of CO devices.

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State: West Virginia (WV)

Code ID:
West Virginia Code Section 29-3-16a
SD 597

Code Description:
Code Section 29-3-16a : Carbon monoxide detectors in residential units.
SD 597: newly constructed hotels, motels, apartment buildings, boarding houses, dormitories,
hospitals, long-term care facilities, adult or child care facilities, assisted living facilities,
one- and two-family dwellings intended to be rented or leased with or without a permanently installed fuel-burning appliance.

Effective Date:
July 1, 1998

Occupancy Classification:
New dwellings with a fuel-burning appliance and existing buildings connected to newly built
buildings with a fuel-burning appliance.

Detached one and two family dwellings and townhouses not more than three stories.

Detector Placement:
Minimum 1 per building.

Installed outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms
in dwelling units within which fuel-fire appliances are installed and in dwelling units that have
attached garages.

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State: Wisconsin (WI)

Bill ID:
2007 Senate Bill 289: Act 205

Bill Description:
Act 205: An act to amend 101.145 (2); and to create 101.149, 254.74 (1) (am) and 254.74 (1g)
of the statutes; relating to: the installation of carbon monoxide detectors in certain buildings,
providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and
providing penalties.

Effective Date:
Act 205: April 7, 2008

Occupancy Classification:
New and existing hotels, tourist rooming houses, and bed and breakfasts (any public building
used for lodging).

Detector Placement:
Within 15 feet of sleeping areas in public lodging buildings with a fuel-burning appliance. In the
basement, in a room with a fuel-burning appliance.

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State: Wyoming (WY)

Code ID:
2012 International Building Code (IBC)

Code Description:
The Wyoming Department of Fire Prevention & Electrical Safety has adopted the 2012 edition of
the International Building Code (IBC) with no amendments or changes to the carbon monoxide
section.

Occupancy Classification:
Group R occupancies
(e.g., hotels, motels, dormitories, and dwelling units within apartment buildings)

Detector Placement:
Commercial sleeping spaces

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