Bill Summary for H 911 (2021-2022)

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Aug 5 2021

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View NCGA Bill Details2021
House Bill 911 (Public) Filed Monday, May 10, 2021
Intro. by Riddell, Bradford, Moffitt, Yarborough.

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House amendments make the following changes to the 3rd edition.

Section 9

Amendment #3 adds to the proposed changes to the sensitive security information excluded from public records under GS 132-1.7. Regarding the new exclusion of specific engineering, vulnerability, or detailed design information about proposed or existing critical infrastructure, whether physical or virtual, for the transmission or distribution of water from public record, adds that information pertaining to the lead content in the construction materials of a public water distribution system remains public record. 

Section 10

Amendment #2 adds to proposed GS 90-264(9), which specifies that Article 36, governing massage and bodywork therapists, does not prohibit or affect an individual who is a reflexology student working to obtain certification under the supervision of a certified reflexologist, by limiting the exemption to reflexology students who obtain certification within 12 months of beginning the certification process. 

Section 12

Amendment #1 adds the following new content. 

Effective December 1, 2021, amends GS 130A-131.7 to include among the definition of lead poisoning hazard, any concentration of lead dust equal to or greater than 10 (was, 40) micrograms per square foot on floors or 100 micrograms (was, 250) per square foot on interior windowsills, or 250 milligrams per square foot on vinyl miniblinds, bathtubs, kitchen sinks, or lavatories. Additionally, changes the definition given for Department, applicable to Part 4, Article, GS Chapter 130A (governing lead poisoning in children), to now refer to the Department of Health and Human Services rather than the Department of Environmental Quality. Amends GS 130A-131.9C, as amended by SL 2021-69, to require that remediation plans require that the lead poisoning hazards be reduced to less than 10 micrograms per square foot for lead dust on floors, less than 100 micrograms per square foot for lead dust on interior windowsills, and less than 250 micrograms per square foot for lead dust on miniblinds, bathtubs, kitchen sinks, and lavatories. Makes technical changes.