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Carbon monoxide law signed by Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone after fatal leak in Huntington restaurant

The bill was named for the restaurant manager

The bill was named for the restaurant manager at Legal Seafoods in Huntington who died after being exposed to carbon monoxide in the building’s basement. The restaurant was not required by law to have installed CO detectors. (Credit: News 12)

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has signed into law the Steven Nelson Safety Act, requiring county-owned buildings to install carbon monoxide detectors.

The bill was named for the restaurant manager at Legal Seafoods in Huntington who died after being exposed to carbon monoxide in the building’s basement. The restaurant was not required by law to have installed CO detectors.

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