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AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The School Code is amended by adding Sections
10-20.56 and 34-18.49 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/10-20.56 new)
Carbon monoxide alarm required.
(a) In this Section:
"Approved carbon monoxide alarm" and "alarm" have the
meaning ascribed to those terms in the Carbon Monoxide Alarm
"Carbon monoxide detector" and "detector" mean a device
having a sensor that responds to carbon monoxide gas and that
is connected to an alarm control unit and approved in
accordance with rules adopted by the State Fire Marshal.
(b) A school board shall require that each school under its
authority be equipped with approved carbon monoxide alarms or
carbon monoxide detectors, in accordance with rules adopted by
the State Fire Marshal. The alarms must be powered as follows:
(1) For a school designed before the effective date of
this amendatory Act of the 99th General Assembly, alarms
powered by batteries are permitted. In accordance with
Section 17-2.11 of this Code, alarms permanently powered by