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House gives initial OK to carbon monoxide bill

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DENVER ” The Colorado House has given initial approval to a bill requiring carbon monoxide alarms to be installed on residential properties.

House Bill 1091 would require all new homes and apartments to install CO detectors.

Lawmakers argued Monday about whether state buildings should fall under the same requirements, but Denver Democratic Rep. Lois Court said 82 percent of CO-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.

The bill faces a third reading before it goes to the Senate.


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