2013 Mississippi Code
Title 49 - CONSERVATION AND ECOLOGY
Chapter 17 - POLLUTION OF WATERS, STREAMS, AND AIR
LEAD-BASED PAINT ACTIVITY ACCREDITATION AND CERTIFICATION ACT
§ 49-17-511 - Lead-based paint risk assessor certificate required
(1) After August 31, 1998, it is unlawful for an individual who does not possess a valid lead-based paint risk assessor certificate to conduct a risk assessment or lead hazard screen as part of any lead-based paint activity.
(2) To qualify for a lead-based paint risk assessor certificate, an applicant shall:
(a) (i) Be a registered professional engineer or a licensed architect; or
(ii) Have a bachelor's degree in a profession related to engineering, health or environmental science and one (1) year of experience in a related field, as determined by the commission; or
(iii) Have an associate's degree and two (2) years of experience in a related field, as determined by the commission; or
(iv) Have a high school diploma or equivalent and three (3) years of experience in a related field, as determined by the commission;
(b) Satisfactorily complete an accredited training program for lead-based paint risk assessors and lead-based paint inspectors; and
(c) Demonstrate to the satisfaction of the commission that the applicant is familiar with and capable of complying fully with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations.
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