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A Senate panel has approved legislation that includes $160 million in emergency funds for the Coast Guard and $6.7 billion for a FEMA-operated disaster relief fund. The Transportation Security Administration…


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A new Vermont law is requiring all apartments and condos to have hard-wired carbon monoxide (CO) detectors. The use of battery-operated CO detectors in the dwellings will no longer meet law requirements. October 11, 2007

Maine has adopted the latest edition of several National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) fire and life safety codes. The latest adoptions will set fire and life safety requirements for new and existing buildings in the state. October 03, 2007

The California state Senate passed legislation that would bar employers from requiring workers to have identification devices implanted under their ... September 30, 2007

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is supporting legislation to extend cooperative purchasing to ... August 31, 2007

After a series of deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning rocked the state, Florida Governor Charlie Crist signed the Carbon Monoxide Prevention Bill into law on July 24 on the steps of Hialeah City Hall. July 30, 2007

The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) is urging its members and others to support the Long-Term Care Life Safety Act, a new bill introduced by Rep. Michael Arcuri, D-N.Y. July 24, 2007

The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) is urging its members and other individuals and organizations throughout the country to support a new bill that promotes the professional installation of fire prevention technologies in university buildings. May 31, 2007

A comprehensive carbon monoxide (CO) detector law is now in effect across Illinois, according to a newspaper report. January 21, 2007




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