Title 42
State Affairs and Government

Chapter 128.1
Lead Hazard Mitigation

R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-128.1-3

§ 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.

History of Section.
P.L. 2002, ch. 187, § 3; P.L. 2002, ch. 188, § 3.