Bill Status of HB5407 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: FURNITURE FIRE SAFETY ACT
Rep. Michael Kelly
| 1/10/2023||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Furniture Fire Safety Act. Replaces references to "seating furniture" with references to "furnishing". Provides that the definition of "public occupancies" also includes prisons, correctional centers, transitional centers, rehabilitation centers, theaters, arenas, gymnasiums, and public assembly areas of assisted living facilities containing more than 10 furnishings. Provides that articles manufactured solely for recreational use or physical fitness purposes, such as weightlifting benches, indoor or outdoor multilevel play structures, gymnasium mats or pads, gymnastics equipment, and similar articles (instead of weightlifting benches, gymnasium mats or pads, sidehorses, and similar articles) are exempt from the provisions of the Act. Removes language specifying that public occupancies and public assembly areas that are fully protected by sprinkler systems in accordance with Uniform Building Code Standard 38-1 are exempt. Provides that public occupancies and public assembly areas that are fully protected by sprinkler systems in accordance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems (instead of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 13) are exempt from the provisions of the Act, but must comply with rules adopted under the Act (instead of must comply with test requirements as set forth in the California Bureau of Home Furnishings Technical Bulletin Numbers 116 and 117). Removes language requiring the rules and regulations adopted by the Office of the State Fire Marshal to be in conformity with the California Bureau of Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation Technical Bulletin 133, and removes language providing that all rules and regulations adopted by the State Fire Marshal shall become effective not earlier than 90 days from adoption. Repeals provisions regarding appointing members to an Advisory Board under the Act. Makes other changes.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 1/28/2022||House||Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Michael Kelly|| 1/31/2022||House||First Reading|| 1/31/2022||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 2/9/2022||House||Assigned to Consumer Protection Committee|| 2/15/2022||House||Do Pass / Short Debate Consumer Protection Committee; 006-000-000|| 2/16/2022||House||Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate|| 3/2/2022||House||Second Reading - Short Debate|| 3/2/2022||House||Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate|| 3/4/2022||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|| 1/10/2023||House||Session Sine Die|