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SF 2496

as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 03/11/2014 09:50am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to labor and industry; prohibiting mandatory fire sprinkler installation;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 299F.01, by adding a subdivision.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 299F.01, is amended by adding a
subdivision to read:

new text begin Subd. 4d. new text end

new text begin Mandatory fire sprinklers prohibited. new text end

new text begin (a) The State Building Code,
the State Fire Code, or a political subdivision of the state by code or ordinance, must
not require the installation of fire sprinklers, any fire sprinkler system components, or
automatic fire-extinguishing equipment or devices in any new or existing single-family
detached dwelling unit, two-family dwelling unit, townhome, or accessory structure such
as a garage, covered patio, deck, porch, storage shed, or similar structure.
new text end

new text begin (b) This subdivision does not affect or limit a requirement for smoke or fire
detectors, alarms, or their components.
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