§ 23-24.6-12. Comprehensive environmental lead inspections.
The department shall develop and promulgate regulations for:
(1) Conducting comprehensive environmental lead inspections, which regulations shall, at a minimum, include procedures for:
(i) Inspecting, testing, and/or sampling of drinking water, household dust, painted surfaces, soil, and/or other appropriate fixed surfaces that may contain lead;
(ii) Notification of owners, occupants, and mortgagees and lienholders and/or the posting of warnings when unacceptable environmental lead levels are identified during an inspection; and
(iii) Notifying the department of the results of inspections;
(2) For other inspections necessary to accomplish the purposes of this chapter; and
(3) Collection of environmental media samples, including, but not limited to, dust, soil, paint, pewter, pottery, and water, and field analysis of their lead content.
(P.L. 1991, ch. 355, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 86, § 10; P.L. 2002, ch. 187, § 2; P.L. 2002, ch. 188, § 2; P.L. 2003, ch. 59, § 3; P.L. 2003, ch. 72, § 3.)