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Advisory Task Force on Lead Hazard Reduction

Active dates:1997-1998
Function: The Task Force is directed to study 5 distinct areas relating to lead safe housing including: (1) study and propose a program to certify residential rental property as lead-safe; (2) study and propose essential maintenance practices and standard treatments to ensure that a residence remains lead-safe after certification; (3) identify the current barriers that cause lead liability exclusion riders to be added to property owner insurance liability policies; (4) identify the legal rights and responsibilities of landlords to provide lead-safe housing and the legal rights and responsibilities of both landlords and tenants to maintain lead-safe property; and (5) study the legal liability of landlords and tenants when a child becomes lead poisoned and propose methods to reduce property owner liability while still protecting the legal rights of children who become lead poisoned.
History: The task force expires June 30, 1998.
Membership: The task force consists of 24 members: includes legislators, department commissioners, and up to 15 public members.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 1998, 1997.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Agency heads: The commissioners of health, commerce, and the housing finance agency and the attorney general shall provide assistance to the advisory task force, including technical assistance relating to lead hazards and the reduction of lead hazards, insurance, landlord-tenant law, and other assistance as requested by the task force.
Record last updated: 10/02/2017

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