Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: To clarify WAC 170-296A-2950, regarding carbon monoxide detector requirements.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 170-296A-2950.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 43.215 RCW.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 13-04-100 on February 6, 2013.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: April 9, 2013.
Elizabeth M. Hyde
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 11-23-068, filed 11/14/11, effective 3/31/12)
WAC 170-296A-2950 Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. (1)(a) The licensee must have and maintain working smoke detectors in the home.
(b) At least one smoke detector must be located:
(i) In each licensed sleeping area; and
(ii) On each level of the home.
(c) Smoke detectors must be placed on the ceiling or wall, but not on the wall above any door.
To comply with)) The licensee must have and
maintain working carbon monoxide detectors in the home as
provided in RCW 19.27.530 and WAC 51-51-0315(( , if the
licensee's home was built on or after July 1, 2010, a working
carbon monoxide detector must be installed in each area
licensed for sleeping or napping. The licensee may use
combination smoke/carbon monoxide detectors)).
(3) One extra battery for each smoke detector and each carbon monoxide detector must be kept on the premises.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.215.060, 43.215.070, and chapter 43.215 RCW. 11-23-068, § 170-296A-2950, filed 11/14/11, effective 3/31/12.]