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Update to NC Ҥ 42-42. Landlord to provide fit premises.

Park Avenue Properties - Tuesday, November 27, 2012
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION 2011
SESSION LAW 2012-92
SENATE BILL 77
SECTION 1. G.S. 42-42 reads as rewritten:
Ҥ 42-42. Landlord to provide fit premises.


(5a) After December 31, 2012, when installing a new smoke alarm or replacing an existing smoke alarm, install a tamper-resistant, 10-year lithium battery smoke alarm. However, the landlord shall not be required to install a tamper-resistant, 10-year lithium battery smoke alarm as required by this subdivision in either of the following circumstances:
a. The dwelling unit is equipped with a hardwired smoke alarm with a battery backup.
b. The dwelling unit is equipped with a smoke alarm combined with a carbon monoxide alarm that meets the requirements provided in subdivision (7) of this section.


The Statute in its entirety can be found HERE.
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