HB0270 (CH0386)

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2017 Regular Session



Environment - Testing for Lead in Drinking Water - Public and Nonpublic Schools

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lafferty


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 386

Synopsis:Requiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the State Department of Education, the Department of General Services, and Maryland Occupational Safety and Health, to adopt regulations, under specified circumstances, to require periodic testing for the presence of lead in drinking water outlets in occupied public or nonpublic school buildings; requiring the Department of the Environment, before adopting regulations, to gather specified information regarding the establishment of lead-free school environments; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Lafferty, Platt, Bromwell, Glenn, Hettleman, Lierman, McIntosh, Oaks, Rosenberg, M. Washington, Hayes, Ali, Ebersole, Mosby, Turner, and Wilkins
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2017
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Ways and Means
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Chemical Tests
Education, State Department of
Environment, Department of
General Services, Department of
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn
Private Schools
Public Schools
Statutes:Article - Environment
(6-1501, 6-1502)

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November 28, 2017 12:59 P.M.