Lead Poisoning Prevention Compliance and Enforcement (216-RICR-50-15-3)


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3.1Authority and Purpose



3.4Childhood Lead Poisoning Screening

3.5Lead Disclosure

3.6Compliance and Enforcement

3.7Communications and Correspondence

3.8Interpretation and Severability

Title 216 Department of Health
Chapter 50 Environmental Health
Subchapter 15 Healthy Environment
Part 3 Lead Poisoning Prevention Compliance and Enforcement (216-RICR-50-15-3)
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Inactive
Effective 01/02/2022 to 01/04/2022

Regulation Authority:

R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 23-24.6
R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 23-1
R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 42-128.1

Purpose and Reason:

This regulation is being amended to reduce exclusively provide details on lead poisoning prevention and enforcement. The rules and regulations regarding lead safe work practices, lead training and licensing, and lead inspections have all been divided into smaller, specific regulations. Further amendments to this regulation include aligning with new Environmental Protection Agency and Housing and Urban Development standards. Additionally it includes regulations regarding Lead Hazard Mitigation and Certificates of Lead Conformance, which authority to perform and/or enforce has been granted to RIDOH by the Housing Resource Commission.

Editorial Notes:

This rule has been amended and portions of the content formerly contained in prior versions of this Part have been added to Parts 5, 11, and 12 of this Subchapter. Please consult those Parts for more information.