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Senate committee advances fire-protection bill

A Senate committee advanced legislation crafted by Santa Barbra Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson.

Posted: Apr 23, 2019 11:41 AM

CALIFORNIA - A Senate committee advanced legislation crafted by Santa Barbra Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson.

The bill would require developers to increase fire protection, plan for evacuations or prepare for those who need safety from fires.

The bill would also require local governments to attempt to make existing buildings less likely to burn.

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