2010 Maryland Code
PUBLIC SAFETY
TITLE 12 - BUILDING AND MATERIAL CODES; OTHER SAFETY PROVISIONS
Subtitle 11 - Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Section 12-1101 - Definitions.

§ 12-1101. Definitions.
 

(a)  In general.- In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated. 

(b)  Carbon monoxide alarm.- "Carbon monoxide alarm" means a device that: 

(1) senses carbon monoxide; 

(2) when sensing carbon monoxide, is capable of emitting a distinct and audible sound; 

(3) is listed and carries the listing of a nationally recognized testing laboratory approved by the Office of the State Fire Marshal; and 

(4) is wired into an alternating current (AC) powerline with secondary battery backup. 

(c)  Dwelling.-  

(1) "Dwelling" means a building or part of a building that provides living or sleeping facilities for one or more individuals. 

(2) "Dwelling" includes a one or two family dwelling, multifamily dwelling, hotel, motel, or dormitory. 

(d)  Install.- "Install" means to attach to the wall or ceiling of a dwelling in accordance with: 

(1) the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 720 standard for the installation of carbon monoxide warning equipment in dwelling units; and 

(2) the manufacturer's recommendations. 
 

[2007, ch. 401.] 
 

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