A N A C T
RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Section 23-28.35-14 of the General Laws in Chapter 23-28.35 entitled "Fire Detection Systems in Existing Residential Occupancies" is hereby amended to read as follows:
23-28.35-14. Exempt transfers -- Transfers of real property are exempt from compliance with 23-28.35-1 if:
(a) The property being transferred does not contain residential dwellings, or
(b) A certificate of use and occupancy (23-27.3-120) has been issued for the property being transferred within six (6) months of the date of this instrument, or
(c) The property being transferred is required to have a fire alarm system in accordance with this chapter, or
(d) The property being transferred is uninhabitable without the issuance of a certificate of use and occupancy (23-28.3-120), or
(e) The property is being transferred pursuant to a foreclosure sale, a tax sale, as a redemption of a tax sale, or in lieu of foreclosure, or
(f) The property is being transferred by operation of law, or pursuant to an order of any United States Court, or any superior or family court of the state of Rhode Island.
(g) The property is being acquired by the state demolition and will not be sold or used by the state for residential purposes.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.