Legal Resources | Education Code | EC 32081
Carbon Monoxide Devices
(a) By July 1, 2015, the State Fire Marshal shall propose for adoption by the California Building Standards Commission, for the commission?s next triennial code adoption cycle, appropriate standards for the installation of carbon monoxide devices in school buildings. The proposed building standards shall require carbon monoxide devices to be installed in public and private school buildings that meet all of the following criteria:
(1) The school building is constructed pursuant to the 2016 California Building Standards Code (Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations), or any amendments to the California Building Standards Code which follow.
(2) The school building is used for educational purposes for kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive.
(3) A fossil fuel burning furnace is located inside the school building.
(b) A private or public school that uses a school building for educational purposes for kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, that was built before the adoption of the 2016 California Building Standards Code (Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations), and has a fossil fuel burning furnace located inside the school building is encouraged to have a carbon monoxide device installed in the building.
(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 475, Sec. 2.)