Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-24.4
Hazardous Substances Community Right to Know Act

SECTION 23-24.4-4

§ 23-24.4-4. Community access.

(a) Any resident of the state shall have the right to make a reasonable request from the department for copies of lists of designated substances and material safety data sheets as defined in this chapter. These requests may be made in person during normal business hours or by mail.

(b) The department shall obtain the requested material as provided for in § 23-24.4-5 and provide the resident making the request with the information within five (5) working days of obtaining the information from the employer; provided, however, that the director of labor and training shall have the right to refuse unreasonable requests.

(c) The department is empowered to impose a fee on the resident for each employer request, not to exceed ten dollars ($10.00) per employer request together with the submitted employer's cost of photocopying the duplicate lists requested. Photocopying costs collected shall be reimbursed to the employer.

(d) The compliance with any subsequent request of a particular employer shall be the responsibility of the department.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1984, ch. 151, § 1.)