§ 28-21-16 Funding Contracts for services Exemption for copiers Appeals. (a) The director of labor and training shall determine which employers are subject to the provisions of this chapter and shall assess and collect an annual assessment of forty-two dollars ($42.00) which shall be levied against all those employers, which result in the funding for the implementation of this chapter. The employer shall be obligated to pay the assessment. No employer shall be exempt from the provisions of this chapter unless and until a request for exemption is filed and approval is granted; provided that public and private libraries shall be exempted exempt from this requirement. The funds shall be deposited as general revenue.
(b) The director of labor and training may contract with qualified agencies and/or parties for technical services performed in conjunction with this chapter.
(c) The director of labor and training shall exempt from this chapter all employers whose contact with the designated substances is entirely limited to copier machine powders or liquids where the exposure is incidental to the business operation.
(d) Any employer who contests the determination of the
director may appeal the determination under the provisions set forth in
§§ 28-20-19 and 28-20-20.
(P.L. 1983, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1984, ch. 441, § 1; P.L. 1985, ch. 483, § 1; P.L. 1987, ch. 497, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 40, § 91; P.L. 2002, ch. 65, art. 13, § 7.)