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July 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Signs Sick and Safe Leave Bill (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett signs the sick and safe leave bill at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Lorna Virgili reports. The new law goes into effect on Oct. 1, 2016. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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July 16, 2013 | Staff Writer

Maryland Law Requires New Smoke Alarms

On July 1, the Maryland Smoke Alarm Law was updated to require the use of sealed-in, long-life batteries. This law requires homeowners to replace older battery-only operated smoke alarms with units powered by sealed-in, long-life batteries. The law also requires residential battery-operated smoke alarms be equipped with a “hush-button” feature that will temporarily silence the […]

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