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Statutes: Public Health And Safety

A.R.S. § 36-1636

*CURRENT THROUGH THE FIRST REGULAR SESSION OF THE 48TH LEGISLATURE*
*Annotations current through August 3, 2007*

TITLE 36. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHAPTER 13. SAFETY
ARTICLE 2.2. SMOKE DETECTORS IN RESIDENTIAL HOUSING

A.R.S. § 36-1636 (2007)

§ 36-1636. Definitions


In this article, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. "Approved smoke detector" means an electronic device powered by batteries or alternating current which is capable of sensing visible or invisible products of combustion, which sounds an alarm audible in all sleeping areas of a residential housing unit and which meets the standards prescribed by the state fire safety committee pursuant to section 41-2146.

2. "Residential housing unit" means a one or two family dwelling unit, including a detached, semi-detached or duplex unit, or a multi-family dwelling unit including an apartment or condominium.

3. "Sleeping area" means any area of a residential housing unit in which bedrooms or sleeping rooms are located.

A.R.S. § 36-1645


*CURRENT THROUGH THE FIRST REGULAR SESSION OF THE 48TH LEGISLATURE*
*Annotations current through August 3, 2007*

TITLE 36. PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
CHAPTER 13. SAFETY
ARTICLE 3.1. HOTELS AND MOTELS; SMOKE DETECTORS


A.R.S. § 36-1645 (2007)

§ 36-1645. Definitions


In this article, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. "Approved smoke detector" means an electronic device powered by batteries or alternating current which is capable of sensing visible or invisible products of combustion, which sounds an alarm audible in all sleeping areas of a guest unit and which meets the standards prescribed by the state fire safety
committee pursuant to section 41-2146.

2. "Automatic fire extinguishing equipment" means a mechanical system which puts out fires by ejecting chemicals or water.

3. "Guest unit" means a room in a motel or hotel which is offered for lodging.

HISTORY: Last year in which legislation affected this section: 1986


A.R.S. § 13-3421


*CURRENT THROUGH THE FIRST REGULAR SESSION OF THE 48TH LEGISLATURE*
*Annotations current through August 3, 2007*

TITLE 13. CRIMINAL CODE
CHAPTER 34. DRUG OFFENSES


A.R.S. § 13-3421 (2007)


§ 13-3421. Using building for sale or manufacture of dangerous or narcotic drugs; fortification of a building; classification; definitions

A. A person who as a lessee or occupant intentionally uses a building for the purpose of unlawfully selling, manufacturing or distributing any dangerous drug or narcotic drug is guilty of a class 6 felony.

B. A person who as a lessee or occupant of a building and who with the intent to suppress law enforcement entry knowingly fortifies or allows to be fortified the building for the purpose of unlawfully selling, manufacturing or distributing any dangerous drug or narcotic drug is guilty of a class 4 felony.

C. As used in this section:

1. "Building" means any part of a building or structure, including a room, space or enclosure, that may be entered through the same outside entrance.

2. "Fortified" means the use of steel doors, wooden planking, cross bars, alarm systems, dogs or other means to prevent or impede entry into a building or structure.

HISTORY: Last year in which legislation affected this section: 1993


A.R.S. § 41-2146


*CURRENT THROUGH THE FIRST REGULAR SESSION OF THE 48TH LEGISLATURE*
*Annotations current through August 3, 2007*

TITLE 41. STATE GOVERNMENT
CHAPTER 16. DEPARTMENT OF FIRE, BUILDING AND LIFE SAFETY
ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS


A.R.S. § 41-2146 (2007)


§ 41-2146. State fire safety committee; members; terms; powers and duties; compensation

A. A state fire safety committee is established consisting of seven members who are appointed for three year terms by the governor pursuant to section 38-211. The governor may remove any member from the committee for incompetency, improper conduct, disability or neglect of duty. Membership on the committee is as follows:

1. Two members, not from the same municipality, each of whom shall be a fire chief or fire marshal of a paid municipal fire department of a city with a population of one hundred thousand persons or more.

2. One member shall be a fire chief of a paid municipal fire department of a town with a population of less than one hundred thousand persons.

3. One member shall be a member of the Arizona fire chiefs' association.

4. One member shall be a registered architect.

5. One member shall be a chief building official of a city, town or county.

6. One member shall be a member of the public.

B. The state fire safety committee shall annually select from its membership a chairman for the committee. The committee shall meet on the call of the chairman or on the request of at least four members.

C. The state fire safety committee shall adopt by rule a state fire code establishing minimum standards for:

1. Safeguarding life and property from fire and fire hazards.

2. Prevention of fires and alleviation of fire hazards.

3. Storage, sale, distribution and use of dangerous chemicals, combustibles, flammable liquids, explosives and radioactive materials.

4. Installation, maintenance and use of fire escapes, fire protection equipment, fire alarm systems, smoke detectors and fire extinguishing equipment.

5. The means and adequacy of fire protection and exit in case of fire in places in which numbers of persons work, live or congregate, excluding family dwellings which have fewer than five residential dwelling units.

6. Other matters relating to fire prevention and control which are considered necessary by the committee.

D. The state fire safety committee shall adopt rules and a schedule of fees for a permit, for a plan submission, for plan review and for reinspections that are payable by persons regulated under article 3 of this chapter.

E. The state fire safety committee shall adopt rules for the allocation of monies from the arson detection reward fund established in section 41-2167. The rules shall be consistent with the purposes set forth in section 41-2167 and shall promote the effective and efficient use of the fund monies.

F. Members of the committee are not eligible to receive compensation for service on the committee but are eligible for reimbursement of expenses pursuant to title 38, chapter 4, article 2.

HISTORY: Laws 1994, Ch. 18, § 1; Laws 2005, Ch. 245, § 12.