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An act relating to requiring the installation of carbon monoxide detectors in housing.

     The Senate proposes to the House to amend the bill as follows:

First:  In Sec. 2, 9 V.S.A. § 2883 by striking out subsection (a) and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

(a)  On and after July 1, 1994, the transferor The seller of a single-family dwelling, whether the transfer be by sale or exchange, shall certify to the buyer at the closing of the transaction that the dwelling is provided with one or more smoke detectors and one or more carbon monoxide detectors in accordance with this chapter.  This certification shall be signed and dated by the seller.

Second:  By adding a new Sec. 3 to read as follows:


(a)  This act shall take effect on July 1, 2005.

(b)  Compliance with Sec. 2 of this act:

(1)  Relating to buildings in which people sleep, shall take effect on October 1, 2005.

(2)  Relating to public commercial buildings in which people do not sleep, shall take effect on November 1, 2006.

Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont