LD 346 – LD 346 – An Act Requiring the Use of Propane and Natural Gas Detectors

Representative Reckitt-D This bill requires the installation of fuel gas detectors to detect propane, natural gas and liquified petroleum gas. The requirement applies to owners of: multifamily occupancy buildings; fraternity houses, sorority houses and dormitories that are affiliated with educational facilities; children’s homes, emergency children’s shelters, children’s residential care facilities, shelters for homeless children and specialized children’s homes; and hotels, motels and inns. The bill is modeled on the laws applicable to those same buildings or facilities with regard to smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. The bill provides an effective date of January 1, 2022.
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