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Titles (5)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

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

Short Title(s) as Introduced

Safe Housing for Families Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Titles as Amended by House

To require carbon monoxide alarms or detectors in certain federally assisted housing, and for other purposes.

Official Title as Introduced

To require carbon monoxide detectors in certain federally assisted housing, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
09/10/2019Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H7581-7582)
03/12/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (9)

Date Chamber All Actions
09/11/2019SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
09/10/2019-2:20pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/10/2019-2:20pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7581-7582)
09/10/2019-2:05pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1690.
09/10/2019-2:05pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7581-7583)
09/10/2019-2:05pmHouseMr. San Nicolas moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
06/26/2019HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Action By: Committee on Financial Services
03/12/2019HouseReferred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
03/12/2019HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (29)


Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Financial Services03/12/2019 Referred to
Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs09/11/2019 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House (09/10/2019)

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, (4) housing for individuals with AIDS, and (5) 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.