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You can read the entire Act or download the new law by clicking on the link below.

Here are a few excerpts from the new law

A. Effective January 1, 2011, All existing one- or two-family dwellings at the time of sale or lease, shall contain, at a minimum, an operable ten-year, sealed lithium battery smoke detector.


B. All existing one- or two-family dwellings at the time of sale or lease, shall contain, at a minimum, an operable carbon monoxide detector with a long-life, sealed battery. The carbon monoxide detector may be combined with smoke detection.

C. Professional installers who install generators in one- or two-family dwellings shall include with installation of a home generator, at minimum, an operable carbon monoxide detector with a long-life, sealed battery. The carbon monoxide detector may be combined with smoke detection.
E. Failure to comply with the provisions of this Section shall not cause a delay or a stoppage in the transfer of the property.


F. The real estate agent shall not be liable for the seller’s failure to comply with the provisions of this Section.