Carbon monoxide alarms; locality to require installation in certain buildings. (SB20)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Del. Al Eisenberg (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Carbon monoxide detectors in certain buildings. Provides that any locality may, by ordinance, require that carbon monoxide detectors be installed in the following structures or buildings: (i) any building containing one or more dwelling units, (ii) any hotel or motel regularly used or offered for or intended to be used to provide overnight sleeping accommodations for one or more persons, and (iii) rooming houses regularly used, offered for, or intended to be used to provide overnight sleeping accommodations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/12/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088039228
12/12/2007Referred to Committee on Local Government
01/22/2008Rereferred from Local Government (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2008Rereferred to General Laws and Technology
01/30/2008Reported from General Laws and Technology with amendments (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Read second time
02/04/2008Passed by for the day
02/05/2008Read second time
02/05/2008Reading of amendments waived
02/05/2008Committee amendments rejected
02/05/2008Reading of substitute waived
02/05/2008Floor substitute printed 082408228-S1 (Edwards)
02/05/2008Substitute by Senator Edwards agreed to 082408228-S1
02/05/2008Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB20S1
02/06/2008Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Communicated to House
02/12/2008Placed on Calendar
02/12/2008Read first time
02/12/2008Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/15/2008Referred from Counties, Cities and Towns
02/15/2008Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/18/2008Assigned GL sub: Housing
03/03/2008Left in General Laws

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB485.