November 1st is daylight savings time. Don’t forget to change your clocks back one hour. Make sure to change the batteries in your smoke and CO detectors.
New Illinois Smoke Alarm Law
What is the New Illinois Smoke Alarm Law?
– Since 1988, all dwellings in Illinois have been required to have smoke alarms.
– In 2017, Public Act 200 was passed to update the Illinois Smoke Detector Act to reflect advances in technology.
– Come January 1, 2023, single and multi-family homes that are still using smoke alarms with removable batteries are required to install new alarms that feature 10-year sealed battery alarms.