2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 26:2Q-2 - Definitions.

NJ Rev Stat § 26:2Q-2 (2013) What's This?

26:2Q-2 Definitions.

2.As used in sections 1 through 12 of P.L.1993, c.288 (C.26:2Q-1 through C.26:2Q-12):

"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Health.

"Department" means the Department of Health.

"Interim controls" means a set of measures designed to reduce temporarily human exposure or likely exposure to lead-based paint hazards, including specialized cleaning, repairs, maintenance, painting, temporary containment, ongoing monitoring of lead-based paint hazards or potential hazards, and the establishment and operation of management and resident education programs, or as the term is defined under 42 U.S.C.s.4851b.

"Lead abatement" means a set of measures designed to permanently eliminate lead-based paint hazards in accordance with standards established by the Commissioner of Community Affairs in compliance with standards promulgated by the appropriate federal agencies. Such term includes:

a.the removal of lead-based paint and lead-contaminated dust, the permanent containment or encapsulation of lead-based paint, the replacement of lead-painted surfaces or fixtures, and the removal or covering of lead contaminated soil; and

b.all preparation, cleanup, disposal, and post-abatement clearance testing activities associated with such measures.

"Lead evaluation" means a surface-by-surface investigation to determine the presence of lead-based paint and the provision of a report explaining the results of the investigation.

"Lead hazard control work" means work to make housing lead-safe, or to mitigate, through the use of interim controls as permitted under federal law and as defined in 42 U.S.C.s.4851b, or to eliminate permanently lead-based paint hazards by abatement on a premises by a person certified to perform lead abatement work pursuant to sections 1 through 12 of P.L.1993, c.288 (C.26:2Q-1 et seq.) and sections 14 through 24 of P.L.1993, c.288 (C.52:27D-427 et seq.).

"Lead-based paint" means paint or other surface coating material that contains lead in excess of 1.0 milligrams per centimeter squared or in excess of 0.5% by weight, or such other level as may be established by federal law.

"Lead-based paint hazard" means any condition that causes exposure to lead from lead-contaminated dust or soil or lead-contaminated paint that is deteriorated or present in surfaces, that would result in adverse human health effects.

"Lead-based paint hazard inspection" means an inspection of residential housing and the structure's interior common areas and exterior surface for the presence of lead-based paint hazards.

"Lead safe maintenance work" means those maintenance activities which are necessary to maintain surfaces in a lead safe condition and to prevent lead-based paint hazards from occurring or reoccurring.

"Surface" means an area such as an interior or exterior wall, ceiling, floor, door, door frame, window sill, window frame, porch, stair, handrail and spindle, or other abradable surface, soil, furniture, a carpet, a radiator or a water pipe.

L.1993, c.288, s.2; amended 2003, c.311, s.17; 2012, c.17, s.290.

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