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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 785         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1166

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Karen E. Spilka

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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 protecting public health.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Karen E. Spilka

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 785        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1166

By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1166) of Karen E. Spilka for legislation to protect public health.  Public Health. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act protecting public health.
 

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

                              SECTION 1. The division of occupational safety shall hold a public hearing in the event that the Environmental Protection Agency recognizes a lead test kit that is capable of both a positive and negative screen under 40 CFR 745.88. The purpose of the hearing shall be to determine whether the division shall continue to recognize and permit all test kits approved by the EPA for use prior to September 1, 2010.

                              SECTION 2. If the division of occupational safety determines that continued recognition of all such test kits is protective of public health, cost-effective and consistent the division’s objectives under 454 CMR 22.02, the division shall promulgate regulations within  (90) days revising the definition of “Recognized Test Kits” as defined at 454 CMR 22.02 to include the use of all such test kits.

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