SB 446 Modifies provisions relating to fire safety standards in long-term care facilities
Sponsor: Goodman
LR Number: 1979S.01I Fiscal Note: 1979-01
Committee: Health and Mental Health
Last Action: 2/27/2007 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Health and Mental Health Committee (1979S.02C) Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2007

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SCS/SB 446 - This act modifies provisions relating to fire safety standards in long-term care facilities.

This act provides that by December 1, 2010, all residential care facilities and assisted living facilities licensed by the Department of Health and Senior Services shall have in place sprinklers, heat rise detectors, and smoke alarms. As part of licensure, such facilities shall be annually inspected by the division of fire safety within the department of public safety for testing and maintenance of the fire safety equipment. Reports of the inspections shall be forwarded to the Department of Health and Senior Services.

ADRIANE CROUSE