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Clarifying New Maryland Law on Smoke Alarms

Clarifying New Maryland Law on Smoke Alarms

10-7-18 MDBFAA – Brad Shipp The 2018 Maryland General Assembly passed Senate Bill 728 to state that:  ON OR AFTER OCTOBER 1, 2018, A PERSON MAY NOT SELL A BATTERY OPERATED SMOKE ALARM IN THE STATE UNLESS THE SMOKE ALARM IS A SEALED, TAMPER RESISTANT UNIT...
Maryland Senate Bill 853 takes effect 10/1/18.

Maryland Senate Bill 853 takes effect 10/1/18.

9.26.18 – Josh Marvel, CIC, AAI – Consolidated jmarvel@consolidatedinsurance.com   What has your organization done to prepare? Beginning October 1, 2018, General Contractors in Maryland will become liable in instances in which subcontractors have not paid...
New Maryland law makes it illegal to sell certain smoke alarms

New Maryland law makes it illegal to sell certain smoke alarms

Hagerstown Fire Chief Steve Lohr listens to a presentation about a fire and EMS study for Washington County in this August file photo. Lohr said Thursday that new smoke alarms with long-life batteries are an upgrade over the old ones that used shorter lasting 9-volt...
MDBFAA Apprenticeship Program Starts in October

MDBFAA Apprenticeship Program Starts in October

The state approved apprenticeship program for Security and Fire Alarm Installers will begin in October. Under the program, participating employers will hire apprentices who will earn agreed upon raises as they complete program benchmarks. Students will participate in...