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HF 3755

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

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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 new text beginused for recreational
purposes
new text end 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 new text beginused for recreational purposesnew text end 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 main cabin of the enclosed accommodation
compartment; and
new text end

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

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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