Pub. L. 117–328, div. AA, title VI, § 601(d), (h),
(j) Qualifying smoke alarms
(1) In general
Each dwelling unit assisted under this chapter shall contain qualifying smoke alarms that are installed in accordance with applicable codes and standards published by the International Code Council or the National Fire Protection Association and the requirements of the National Fire Protection Association Standard 72, or any successor standard, in each level and in or near each sleeping area in such dwelling unit, including in basements but excepting crawl spaces and unfinished attics, and in each common area in a project containing such a dwelling unit.
For purposes of this subsection, the following definitions shall apply:
(A) Smoke alarm defined
The term “smoke alarm” has the meaning given the term “smoke detector” in section 2225(d) of title 15.
(B) Qualifying smoke alarm defined
The term “qualifying smoke alarm” means a smoke alarm that—
(i) in the case of a dwelling unit built before
(I)(aa) is hardwired; or
(bb) uses 10-year non rechargeable, nonreplaceable primary batteries and—
(AA) is sealed;
(BB) is tamper resistant; and
(CC) contains silencing means; and
(II) provides notification for persons with hearing loss as required by the National Fire Protection Association Standard 72, or any successor standard; or
(ii) in the case of a dwelling unit built or substantially rehabilitated after
See 2022 Amendment note below.
Under this chapter, referred to in subsec. (g)(2), was in the original “under this title”, and was translated as reading “under this subtitle”, meaning under subtitle D (§§ 851–863) of title VIII of Pub. L. 101–625, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
2022—Subsec. (j). Pub. L. 117–328 added subsec. (j).
2020—Subsec. (i). Pub. L. 116–260 added subsec. (i).
2000—Subsec. (h). Pub. L. 106–377 added subsec. (h).
1992—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102–550, § 606(j)(4), (11)(A), substituted “eligible persons” for “individuals with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or related diseases” and “services for such eligible persons” for “services for such individuals”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 102–550, § 606(f)(1), added subsec. (d) and struck out former subsec. (d) which read as follows: “
Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 102–550, § 606(f)(2), added subsec. (g).
Nothing in amendment made by Pub. L. 117–328 to be construed to preempt or limit applicability of certain State or local laws relating to smoke alarms, see section 601(i) of div. AA of Pub. L. 117–328, set out as a note under section 1701q of Title 12, Banks and Banking.