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9-1-101. Doors - passages

Text

Every room or building intended to be used as a theater, opera house, music hall, concert hall, church, or other like place of public assemblage shall be provided with at least one doorway of not less than five feet in width for each two hundred fifty persons who may be seated within such building in the part thereof intended for public assemblage and with proper and sufficient ways and passages leading to and from every such doorway, so that in case of fire or other sudden alarm those who may be within such building may speedily and safely escape therefrom.

History

History.
Source: G.L. 111. G.S. 132. R.S. 08: 427. C.L. 5466. CSA: C. 26, 1. CRS 53: 17-1-1. C.R.S. 1963: 17-1-1. L. 2008: Entire section amended, p. 1095, 6, effective August 5.

Annotations

Cross references: For coal and metal mines safety, see title 34; for fuel products safety, see articles 20 and 20.5 of title 8; for railroad safety appliances, see article 29 of title 40.