Bill Summary for H 272 (2021-2022)

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Mar 11 2021

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House Bill 272 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 11, 2021
AN ACT TO UPDATE THE CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING PREVENTION LAW TO ENSURE THAT YOUNG CHILDREN ARE NOT EXPOSED TO HAZARDOUS LEAD IN DRINKING WATER.
Intro. by Warren, Lambeth, Adcock, Potts.

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Includes whereas clauses. Amends GS 130A-131.7 to include among the definition of lead poisoning hazard, any concentration of lead in drinking water equal to or greater than 10 (was, 15) parts per billion. Amends GS 130A-131.9C to require that remediation plans require that the lead poisoning hazards be reduced to the fewer than 10 (was, 15) parts per billion for lead in drinking water. Requires the Commission for Public Health to adopt temporary and permanent rules to implement this act. Effective December 1, 2021. 

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