North Dakota Senator helps introduce a bill to prevent CO poisoning

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WASHINGTON - According to the Centers for Disease Control, at least 430 people in the United States die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning.

U.S. Senators John Hoeven, R-N.D, and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., have introduced a bipartisan bill to encourage tougher standards ensuring safe and reliable carbon monoxide detectors.

The bill is called the Nicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act. It was named after two young brothers from Minnesota who were victims of the poison