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2017 Minnesota Session Laws

This document represents the act as presented to the governor. The version passed by the legislature is the final engrossment. It does not represent the official 2017 session law, which will be available here summer 2017.

Key: (1) language to be deleted (2) new language

CHAPTER 20--H.F.No. 792

An act

relating to construction codes; requiring the commissioner to amend rules relating to fire sprinklers.


Section 1.


The commissioner of labor and industry shall amend Minnesota Rules, part 1309.0313, IRC sections R313.1 to R313.3, to establish that one- and two-family dwellings and two-unit townhouses are not required to have installed automatic fire sprinkler systems. The commissioner may use the exempt provisions of Minnesota Statutes, section 14.386, except that paragraph (b) shall not apply. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 326B.13, subdivision 8, the amendments to Minnesota Rules, part 1309.0313, shall be effective on the date of publication in the State Register.


This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Presented to the governor May 1, 2017

Signed by the governor May 2, 2017, 4:49 p.m.

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