Doors of public buildings to swing outward.
1. The doors of all theaters, opera houses, school buildings, churches, public halls, or places used for public entertainments, exhibitions or meetings, which are used exclusively or in part for admission to or egress from the same, or any part thereof, shall be so hung and arranged as to open outwardly, and during any exhibition, entertainment or meeting shall be kept unlocked and unfastened, and in such condition that in case of danger or necessity, immediate escape from such building shall not be prevented or delayed.
2. Every agent or lessee of any such building who shall rent the same or allow it to be used for any of the public purposes mentioned in subsection 1 without having the doors thereof hung and arranged as provided in this section shall, for each violation of any provision of this section, be guilty of a misdemeanor.
Last modified: February 25, 2006