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HF 3755

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/19/2018 04:50pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to watercraft; modifying requirements for carbon monoxide detection
devices;amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 86B.005, subdivision 8a;
86B.532, subdivision 1.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 86B.005, subdivision 8a, is amended to read:


Subd. 8a.

Marine carbon monoxide detection system.

"Marine carbon monoxide
detection system" means a device or system deleted text beginthat meets the requirements of the American
Boat and Yacht Council Standard A-24, July, 2015, for carbon monoxide detection systems.
deleted text endnew text begin
for detecting carbon monoxide that is certified by a nationally recognized testing laboratory
to conform to current UL Standards for use on recreational boats.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 86B.532, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Requirementsnew text begin; installationnew text end.

(a) No motorboat that has an enclosed
accommodation compartment may be operated on any waters of the state unless the motorboat
is equipped with a functioning marine carbon monoxide detection system installed according
to the manufacturer's instructionsnew text begin and this subdivisionnew text end.

(b) deleted text beginAfter May 1, 2017,deleted text end No new motorboat that has an enclosed accommodation
compartment may be sold or offered for sale in Minnesota unless the motorboat is equipped
with a new functioning marine carbon monoxide detection system installed according to
the manufacturer's instructionsnew text begin and this subdivisionnew text end.

new text begin (c) A marine carbon monoxide detection system must be located:
new text end

new text begin (1) to monitor the atmosphere of the enclosed accommodation compartment and enclosed
occupancy compartment; and
new text end

new text begin (2) within ten feet or 3.048 meters of any designated sleeping accommodations.
new text end

new text begin (d) A marine carbon monoxide detection system, including a sensor, must not be located
within five feet or 1.52 meters of any cooking appliance.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective May 1, 2018.
new text end