House Approves Carbon Monoxide Bill

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Denver (AP) The Colorado House has approved a bill requiring carbon monoxide alarms in new homes and apartments.

House bill 1091, approved Tuesday, now goes to the Senate.

Lawmakers argued about whether state buildings should fall under the same requirements, but Denver Democratic Rep. Lois court said 82 percent of carbon monoxide poisoning incidents occur in private residences.

The push for the bill comes after the death of a University of Denver student and a Denver family of four from carbon monoxide.

Post Your Comments



KKCO NBC 11 News
2531 Blichmann Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Station Phone: 970.243.1111
Business Fax: 970.243.1770
Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793
News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 39021637 - nbc11news.com/a?a=39021637
Gray Television, Inc.