Texas Human Resources Code - Section 42.060. Carbon Monoxide Detectors
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Section: 42.054 42.055 42.0551 42.056 42.057 42.058 42.059 42.060 42.062 42.063 42.0705 42.071 42.0715 42.072 42.073
§ 42.060. CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS. (a) In this
section, "carbon monoxide detector" means a device that detects and
sounds an alarm to indicate the presence of a harmful level of
carbon monoxide gas.
(b) Except as provided by Subsection (d), each day-care
center, group day-care home, and family home must be equipped with
carbon monoxide detectors in accordance with department rules.
(c) The department by rule shall prescribe requirements
regarding the placement, installation, and number of carbon
monoxide detectors and maintenance procedures for those detectors.
(d) A day-care center is exempt from the carbon monoxide
detector requirements prescribed by this section if the day-care
center is located in a school facility that is subject to the school
facility standards adopted by the commissioner of education under
Section 46.008, Education Code, or similar safety standards adopted
by the board of a local school district.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 127, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
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