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Fire safety act repealed (new law)

Published (5/30/2008)
By Craig Green
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In part, due to a request from the state fire marshal, a new law repeals the Furniture Fire Safety Act.

The law eliminates statutory requirements for furniture flammability that are now a part of the Minnesota State Fire Code. Rep. Steve Smith (R-Mound) said the repealer helps eliminate any conflict with the code.

Sponsored by Smith and Sen. Betsy Wergin (R-Princeton), the law is effective Aug. 1, 2008.


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