paint is forbidden inside of and dwelling that may be
within reach of a child under seven years old.
to comply with the Lead-Based Paint and Poisoning Prevention
Act (42 usc §§ 4801 ET seq) This prohibits the use of
lead-base paint in construction or rehabilitation of residential
a child is diagnosed with and elevated blood-lead level
the State is permitted to investigate the sources of possible
lead hazards. The state is required to notify the owner/occupier
of a dwelling detected lead hazards and requires abatement
Occupants can not be evicted of an affected residence.
Statue (Ark. Stat.§§ 20-27-608) Mandates licensing for
abatement workers as standards for removal of lead hazards.
Civ. §§ 1102 -1102.6 Requires an owner of a Property to
disclose lead-based paint hazards to prospective buyers.
use of lead-based paint is forbidden in tenements or municipally
owned buildings unless it adheres to the state and federal
regulations.(Conn. gen.stat.§ 21a-82). Residential property
deemed "unfit" if paint does not adhere to federal standards
or is cracked, chipped, blistered, flaking, loose or peeling.(Conn.
gen. stat.§ 47a-8)
use of Lead-based paint on any dwelling unit surface,
including fences and outbuildings. are banned. (Del. code
title 31 § 4114)
property owners with occupants who has children under
eight years of age must keep the premises lead free. Housing
Department is authorized to order lead abatement within
ten days and no more than 30 days. The Right of Entry
and Inspection is permitted for any residential property
where it is believed a led hazard exists. The Department
is required to inform the owner and occupant of any lead
hazards discovered. (DC law 5-35)
the enactment of regulations to train, license and certify
lead hazard abatement professional. (Ga. code s 31-40-1)
property owner has between 30 and 90 days to alleviate
the lead hazard. Abatement must be conducted by a licensed
contractor. If abatement requirements are not met, the
department may withhold rent from the owner or relocate
the occupants until the procedures are complied with.
The owner is required to give written notice to prospective
residents that a led hazard has been identified in the
dwelling unit. All owners of pre-1978 residential
buildings must give prospective lessees a brochure on
the potential hazards posed by lead in dwelling units.
(410 Ill. Comp. Stat. 45/2 and following)
owner of a residential unit is given 30 days to remove,
replace or cover any lead hazard surfaces that are accessible
to children under the age of six. If the department
determines that a child under six is in immediate danger
from the presence of a lead hazard the occupant may terminate
the rental agreement without reprisal. (Ky.Rev. Stat.
owner of a property is mandated to remove or cover any
lead bearing materials within 30days of a violation, if
a child under six or a mentally retarded person resides
at the premises. (La. Rev. Stat. 40;1299.26-29)
Licenses are required for lead contractors, reduction
planners and inspectors. The statue also includes
a whistle blower provision to facilitate reporting the
improper handling of lead-containing substances. (La.Rev.
use of any lead-based paint on any fixtures or exposed
surface of a dwelling is restricted. Lead abatement professionals
must be licensed as a Requirement. The Department of Human
Services are permitted to inspect residences, provide
notice to owners and occupants of any lead hazards and
order abatement of exposed surfaces containing a lead
hazard. (Me. Rev. Stat. title 22 §§ 1314-1326)
was a Lead Hazard reduction grant and load programs set
up for owner of residential property to fund lead hazard
reduction( see your state code, Md. Ann. Code 83b §§ 2-307and
2-130 to 2-1311). The use of lead-based paint is
prohibited on any interior or exterior surface commonly
within the reach of children. ( Md. Env. Code§§ 6-301-6-303).
Owners are required to register their properties containing
lead hazards and abate. Immunity from liability is provided
in certain circumstances. (Md. Env. Code §§ 6-801-6-852).
The lessee is allowed to ask the District Court to hold
rent in escrow without reprisal where an owner has failed
to abate a lead hazard within 20 days of a violation.
(Md. Real Prop. Code § 8-211.1)
training and licensing of lead abatement professionals.
Owners of residential dwellings must remove or cover lead
hazards. Owners must disclose lead hazards to prospective
buyers of the property. Mass. Gen. Laws chapter 111).
Provides for a grant and load program for abatement of
lead-based materials in dwellings. (Mass.gen. laws chapter
abatement contractors are to be registered with the State.
Provides for the development of residential lead abatement
procedures. Owners are required to abate lead hazards
if residents are children under six or pregnant women.
(Minn. stat. §§ 144.871-144.878
lead hazard abatement is required. Provides for
the licensure of abatement professionals. ( Mo. stat §§
Health Department is permitted to inspect residential
dwellings. The owner is required to abate lead hazards
within 30 days of notice. Owners are prohibited
from evicting occupants with children under six upon finding
the presence of a lead hazard. Owners must disclose lead
hazard violations to prospective buyers. (N.H. rev. stat.
is required for lead professionals. Establishes
a grant program for local health boards to abate led hazards.
(N.J. rev. stat. §§ 26:2-130-26:2-137). The use
of lead-based paint on residential surfaces reachable
by children are forbidden. Mandates the removal
and disposal of lead paint within ten days of a violation.
Prohibits retaliatory eviction for the purpose of avoiding
abatement. (N.J. rev. stat. ss 24:14A-1-24:14A-11)
use of lead-based paint on any residential porches or
interior surfaces are forbidden. Notification of
owner/occupant about the lead hazard and suggested abatement
procedures. (N.Y. stat. title x §§ 1370-1376A
abatement of lead hazards in dwellings with occupants
under six years old are required. (N.C. gen.stat. § 130A-131.5)
licensure for lead abatement professionals. Permits
the Health Department to inspect dwelllings for lead hazards.(Ohio
rev. code §§ 3701.25 and following and 4745 and following)
are established for the certification of lead hazard reduction
contractors. (Pa. stat. Ann. tit. 35, §§ 5901-5916)
inspectors and abatement professionals must be licensed
as a requirement. The use of lead-based paint in residential
property accessible to children under six is prohibited.
Permits inspections of dwellings by the Health Department.
Provides for emergency abatement of occupants have lead
poising. Owners must disclose lead hazards to potential
buyers or lessees. R.I. gen. Laws title 23 § 24.6)
for state inspections and requires owner to remove or
cover lead hazards within 30 days of violation. (S.C.
code § 44-53-1310 and following).
training and certification for lead abatement professionals.
Requires owners to disclose lead hazards to prospective
buyers or lessees. Allows the commissioner of the
Department of Health to inspect other dwelling units in
a building upon receiving a report that a child who lives
in the unit has been severely lead poisoned . Establishes
essential maintenance practices. (Vt. stat. tit. 38§§
1751 to 1765).
of lead-based paint on any interior or exterior surface
of a dwelling is prohibited. Requires lead hazards
to be removed or covered. (Va. Uniform Statewide Building
code, Vol. 11§§ 1701,R224,PM 305.4)
the use of lead-bearing paint; requires doctors to report
lead poisoning or exposure; establishes guidelines for
screening children under six years of age. When
notified that a child under six years of age has been
lead poisoned, Department of Health shall inspect the
dwelling and may order the owner to abate the hazard within
30 days. (Wisc. stat. §§ 254.11-254.178)