ORS 479.257¹
Design features required for certain smoke alarms
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(1) Not later than January 1, 2002, every smoke alarm installed in a dwelling unit regulated under ORS chapter 90, a lodging house or a hotel guest room, as required under ORS 479.255 (Smoke alarm or smoke detector required in certain structures), shall contain the features described in ORS 479.297 (Ionization smoke alarms) (1) and (2).

(2) The State Fire Marshal by rule may exempt hotels with sprinkler fire suppression systems from the requirements of this section. [1999 c.307 §2a]

Note: 479.257 (Design features required for certain smoke alarms) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 479 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 479—Protection of Buildings From Fire; Electrical Safety Law, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors479.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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