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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 372         FILED ON: 1/10/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1914

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act promoting radon testing.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera

10th Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 372        FILED ON: 1/10/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1914

By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1914) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera that the Department of Public Health promulgate regulations to require that certain child care programs undergo routine radon testing.  Public Health. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2894 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act promoting radon testing.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Notwithstanding any general or special law, rule or regulation to the contrary, the department of public health shall promulgate regulations to require that all child care programs, as licensed or authorized by the department of early education and care, and public schools undergo routine radon testing.  Testing schedules, documentation of testing, standards for acceptable radon levels and plans for mitigation of unacceptable levels of radon shall be determined, and made public, by the department of public health within 1 year of the enactment of this bill.

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