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S.1793: Nicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about commerce
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Sponsor Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.
Total Cosponsors 6 (All Democrats)
Introduced Dec. 10, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 12, 2014
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Bill Summary

Nicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2013 - Directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to establish a grant program to provide assistance to states that require compliant carbon monoxide alarms to be installed in dwelling units.

Defines "compliant carbon monoxide alarm" as an alarm that complies with the American National Standard for Single and Multiple Station Carbon Monoxide Alarms as well as the American National Standard for Gas and Vapor Detectors and Sensors.

Directs the CPSC, in selecting grant recipients, to give favorable consideration to states that: (1) require compliant alarms in specified facilities with fuel-burning appliances or attached garages, including educational facilities, childcare facilities, health care facilities, adult dependent care facilities, government buildings, restaurants, theaters, lodging establishments, or dwelling units; and (2) have strategies to protect vulnerable...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 12, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 583.
Nov. 12, 2014 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Rockefeller with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-269.
April 9, 2014 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Dec. 10, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.