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The DC Code: § 6-751.04 Equipment.

Index6 Housing and Building Restrictions and Regulations. (Refs & Annos)
a
An owner subject to this subchapter shall install a smoke detector which is capable of sensing visible or invisible particles of combustion and emitting an audible signal. The owner shall install a smoke detector which is of a type approved by the Mayor of the District of Columbia consistent with any appropriate federal regulations. The owner shall install a smoke detector in accordance with specifications of the manufacturer or in compliance with the National Fire Protection Association Standards 72-E and 74 (1974 Edition).
b
Within 40 days after June 20, 1978, and before approving any type of smoke detector pursuant to this section, the Mayor of the District of Columbia or his designated agent shall hold a public hearing at which he shall consider, in addition to any other matter he considers relevant, any potential radiological danger presented by any of the types of smoke detectors under consideration.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 5-532. 1973 Ed., § 5-331. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-81, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 6-751.01. For legislative history of D.C. Law 3-42, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 6-751.02. DC CODE § 6-751.04 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(June 20, 1978, D.C. Law 2-81, § 5, 24 DCR 9050; Dec. 21, 1979, D.C. Law 3-42, § 2(g), 26 DCR 2082.)