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SF 212

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/17/2019 02:12pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to labor and industry; prohibiting mandatory fire sprinkler installation;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 299F.01, by adding a subdivision.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 299F.01, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:

new text begin Subd. 4. 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