Carbon monoxide detector; Board of Housing & Community Development to install in dwelling units. (SB1077)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville) with support from co-patron Sen. Brandon Bell (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Housing and Community Development; carbon monoxide detectors in certain rental dwelling units; report. Requires the Board of Housing and Community Development to promulgate regulations to require carbon monoxide detectors in all rental dwelling units that have an attached garage or carport, are adjacent to a parking space, or contain or are serviced by an appliance or device that uses carbon-based fuels. The bill also provides for the Board and the Department of Fire Programs to establish a working group consisting of the State Fire Marshal, representatives of local fire departments and rescue squads, and representatives of landlord and tenant interests to develop an educational program focusing on the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and adequate prevention measures. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 071536812
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/23/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1077)
02/01/2007Committee substitute printed 071594812-S1
02/02/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/02/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2007Read second time
02/05/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2007Committee substitute agreed to 071594812-S1
02/05/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1077S1
02/06/2007Read third time
02/06/2007Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Communicated to House
02/07/2007Placed on Calendar
02/07/2007Read first time
02/07/2007Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/08/2007Assigned GL sub: #1 Housing (Suit)
02/12/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB1077S1)
02/15/2007Passed by in General Laws with letter
02/15/2007Letter sent to Housing Study Commission