Senate Bill 2160
116th Congress(2019-2020)
CO ALERTS Act of 2019
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jul 18, 2019
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Jul 18, 2019
Latest Action
Nov 7, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2160
Congress
116
Policy Area
Housing and Community Development
Housing and Community Development
Primary focus of measure is home ownership; housing programs administration and funding; residential rehabilitation; regional planning, rural and urban development; affordable housing; homelessness; housing industry and construction; fair housing. Measures concerning mortgages and mortgage finance may fall under Finance and Financial Sector policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
South Carolina
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New Jersey
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Virginia
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Carbon Monoxide Alarms Leading Every Resident To Safety Act of 2019 or the CO ALERTS Act of 2019

This bill requires the installation of carbon monoxide detectors in each unit of specified federally assisted housing, in accordance with certain standards. Specifically, the requirement applies to (1) supportive housing for the elderly and for persons with disabilities, (2) public housing, (3) rental housing for which the owner receives low-income voucher assistance, and (4) certain rural housing.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) must provide guidance to public housing agencies on how to educate tenants on health hazards in the home.

HUD must also report on the inclusion of carbon monoxide detectors in federally assisted housing not covered by the bill.

Text (1)
Actions (3)
11/07/2019
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 116-125.
07/18/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
07/18/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jul 19, 2019 4:42:19 AM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:22:41 PM