The Catholic University of America

Summary of Federal Laws

Miscellaneous Laws that Might Apply

Hotel and Motel Fire Safety Act of 1990

15 U.S.C. § 2201 et seq.

Fire prevention and control guidelines, set forth at 15 U.S.C. § 2225, apply to colleges and universities that hold meetings, conferences, seminars, and other activities sponsored in whole or in part by federal funds. This includes installation of fire and smoke detectors, and sprinkler systems where applicable.

See 64 Fed. Reg. 20,304 (April 26, 1999), Applicability of Hotel and Motel Fire Safety Act to Colleges and Universities.



Updated 7/20/00

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Links checked July 6th, 2010, FJL.