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Nicole's Law: MGL c.148, s.26F 1/2
Law effective March 31, 2006 requires carbon monoxide detectors in most homes. The law is named for 7-year-old Nicole Garofalo who died in January 2005 when a heating vent in her house was blocked by snow drifts, allowing carbon monoxide to accumulate in the home.

Massachusetts Regulations

527 CMR 1 pdf format of 527 CMR 1
file size 1MB (page 123-140) Massachusetts Comprehensive Fire Code

The section covering carbon monoxide detectors can be found beginning on page 123 of 527 CMR 1. This section begins: "13.7 Smoke, Heat and Carbon Monoxide Protection Systems."

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Handling Residential Real Estate Transactions in Massachusetts , MCLE loose-leaf, chapter 4.2


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