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Anti-sprinkler legislation filed in 2013

 

Anti-sprinkler legislation filed in 2013

Minnesota

Legislation: H.F. No. 499: Prohibits sprinkler requirements in single family dwellings.
Sponsor: Representative David FitzSimmons
Status: 

  • Assigned to the Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy Committee.

 

Legislation: S.F. No. 1607: Prohibits jurisdictions from requiring fire sprinklers in single family homes.
Sponsor: Senator David J. Tomassoni (DFL) District 06
Status: 

  • Anti-sprinkler language Introduced as an amendment by Sen. Senjem.
  • April 19, 2013: Passed by the Senate.
  • April 20, 2013: Moved to House and assigned to Ways and Means Committee


South Dakota

Legislation: SB93: Prohibits jurisdictions from requiring fire sprinklers in single family homes.
Sponsor: Senator Mark Kirkeby
Status:

  • Hearing scheduled for January 28, 2013
  • January 30, 2013: Tabled by Local Government Committee. Bill dies in Committee.