§ 42-128.1-3. Legislative purposes.
In order to promote the prevention of childhood lead poisoning in Rhode Island, it is the purpose of this chapter:
(1) To increase the supply of rental housing in Rhode Island in which lead hazards are, at a minimum, mitigated;
(2) To improve public awareness of lead issues and to educate both property owners and tenants about practices that can reduce the incidence of lead poisoning;
(3) To resolve disjointed insurance practices arising from lead liabilities exclusions.
(P.L. 2002, ch. 187, § 3; P.L. 2002, ch. 188, § 3.)