Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-24.6
Lead Poisoning Prevention Act

SECTION 23-24.6-14

§ 23-24.6-14. Inspection of child care facilities.

(a) The director shall promulgate regulations requiring that as a condition of licensure all preschools, day care facilities, nursery schools, public and private elementary schools and schoolyards, public playgrounds, and shelters and foster homes serving children under the age of six (6) years in Rhode Island:

(1) Receive comprehensive environmental lead inspections at specified intervals; and

(2) Demonstrate that they are either lead free or lead safe.

(b) The director, shall, using state inspectors, conduct comprehensive environmental lead inspections for all these facilities at the specified intervals.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1991, ch. 355, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 86, § 10.)