Maine Revised Statutes

§1323. Rules

The department shall adopt rules to carry out the purposes of this chapter and to ensure that state law relating to lead poisoning satisfies minimum requirements of federal law in all respects. The rules may address, but are not limited to, the following: [1995, c. 453, §15 (AMD).]

1. Lead-based substances.  Prohibiting the sale or use of lead-based substances;
[ 1991, c. 810, §31 (NEW) .]
2. Screening.  Screening children for lead poisoning;
[ 1991, c. 810, §31 (NEW) .]
3. Inspections; tests; abatement. 
[ 1997, c. 375, §10 (RP) .]
3-A. Department inspections.  Performing inspections of residential child-care facilities, preschool facilities and other dwellings for the purpose of determining the existence of environmental lead hazards;
[ 1997, c. 375, §11 (NEW) .]
4. Training programs. 
[ 1997, c. 375, §12 (RP) .]
5. Licenses. 
[ 1997, c. 375, §12 (RP) .]
6. Laboratory certification.  Certifying laboratories to conduct analysis of lead-based substances;
[ 1991, c. 810, §31 (NEW) .]
7. Notice.  Notifying owners and occupants of environmental lead hazards and posting lead hazard warnings;
[ 1991, c. 810, §31 (NEW) .]
8. Records.  Keeping records of lead poisoning investigations;
[ 1991, c. 810, §31 (NEW) .]
9. Fees.  Establishing fees for services performed under this chapter;
[ 2001, c. 683, §5 (AMD); 2001, c. 683, §10 (AFF) .]
10. Advisory boards.  Establishing boards or commissions to advise the department regarding lead poisoning; and
[ 2001, c. 683, §5 (AMD); 2001, c. 683, §10 (AFF) .]
11. Risk assessment and testing.  Developing the lead poisoning risk assessment tool and the requirements for its administration and testing for blood lead levels, pursuant to section 1317-D.
[ 2001, c. 683, §6 (NEW); 2001, c. 683, §10 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1973, c. 367, (NEW). 1975, c. 239, §10 (AMD). 1975, c. 293, §4 (AMD). 1977, c. 694, §336 (RPR). 1991, c. 810, §31 (AMD). 1995, c. 453, §§15,16 (AMD). 1997, c. 375, §§10-12 (AMD). 2001, c. 683, §§5,6 (AMD). 2001, c. 683, §10 (AFF).