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SF 2496

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

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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.

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

Section 1.

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


Subd. 4d.

Mandatory fire sprinklers prohibited.

(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.

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

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

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