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2021 House Bill 4382: Ban replaceable-battery smoke alarms
Introduced by Rep. Mike Mueller R-Linden on March 2, 2021
To prohibit the sale of smoke alarms powered by a replaceable and removable battery starting on April 1, 2022, and instead mandate that all smoke alarms must be powered by a nonremovable and nonreplaceable battery that lasts at least 10 years, or by another power source utilizing new technology. This would not apply to alarms powered by a building electrical system and some other exceptions.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on March 2, 2021
Reported in the House on March 23, 2021
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Mike Mueller R-Linden on April 15, 2021
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on April 15, 2021
Received in the Senate on April 28, 2021
Referred to the Senate Economic and Small Business Development Committee on April 28, 2021
Reported in the Senate on June 15, 2021
With the recommendation that the bill pass.