H.R. 1796, The Residential Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act (1 comment ↓ | 9 wiki edits )
- This item is from the 111th Congress (2009-2010) and is no longer current. Comments, voting, and wiki editing have been disabled, and the cost/savings estimate has been frozen.
- This bill, or a similar bill, was reintroduced in the current Congress as H.R. 4326, The Residential Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act.
H.R. 1796 would amend the Consumer Product Safety Act to require residential carbon monoxide detectors to meet the applicable ANSI/UL standard by treating that standard as a consumer product safety rule, to encourage States to require the installation of such detectors in homes.