National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) News

Security Industry Association supports legislation encouraging use of carbon monoxide detectors

The bill is a legislative priority of the Security Industry AssociationThe House of Representatives passed a legislation that would establish legal standards for carbon monoxide (CO) detectors and encourage their use.The "Residential Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act" (H.R. 1796) from Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah, would direct the Consumer Product Safety Commission to publish standards for CO detectors and would prohibit the distribution of any detector that does not meet those sta...