Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-24.6
Lead Poisoning Prevention Act

SECTION 23-24.6-12

§ 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.

History of Section.
(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.)