Bill Summary for H 553 (2019-2020)

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Apr 11 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 553 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 2, 2019
AN ACT TO REQUIRE LICENSING AND PERMITTING FOR FIRMS AND PERSONS THAT INSTALL AND SERVICE PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS AND FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS.
Intro. by Strickland, Barnes, Corbin, Hardister.

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House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

Amends proposed GS 58-82B-1 as follows. Amends the definition of fire suppression system by specifying that it is a pre-engineered firefighting system employing a suppression agent with the specified purposes. Adds that a fire suppression system means a pre-engineered fire system as defined in the statue. Amends the definition of kitchen fire suppression system by specifying that it is a pre-engineered automatic fire extinguishing system provided for the specified protection. Amends the term suppression agent to now explicitly exclude water, which was previously included. Makes additional technical changes.

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