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HF 3755

2nd Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 05/14/2018 10:47am

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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 that meets the requirements of the American
Boat and Yacht Council Standard A-24, July, 2015, for carbon monoxide detection systems.

for detecting carbon monoxide that is certified by a nationally recognized testing laboratory
to conform to current UL Standards for use on recreational boats.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 2.

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


Subdivision 1.

Requirements; installation.

(a) No motorboat used for recreational
purposes
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 instructions and this subdivision.

(b) After May 1, 2017, No new motorboat used for recreational purposes 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 instructions and this subdivision.

(c) A marine carbon monoxide detection system must be located:

(1) to monitor the atmosphere of the main cabin of the enclosed accommodation
compartment; and

(2) in each sleeping accommodation or within ten feet or 3.048 meters of any designated
sleeping accommodations.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective May 1, 2018.

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