2014 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 24:14A-4 - Definitions

NJ Rev Stat § 24:14A-4 (2014) What's This?

24:14A-4. Definitions
For purposes of this act:

a. "Approved" means satisfactory compliance as determined and recorded by the Department of Health.

b. "Department" means the State Department of Health.

c. "Lead paint" means any pigmented, liquid substance applied to surfaces by brush, roller, spray or other means in which the total nonvolatile ingredients contain more than 1% of lead, by weight, calculated as metallic lead.

d. "Dwelling" means any building or structure or portion thereof which is occupied in whole or in part as the home, residence, or sleeping quarters of one or more persons and includes any dwelling unit, rooming house or rooming unit, and any facility occupied or used by children.

e. "Board" means local board of health, regional health commission or other locally constituted health agency having primary jurisdiction to enforce this act.

f. "Interior surfaces" and "exterior surfaces" shall include but shall not be limited to window sills, window frames, doors, door frames, walls, ceilings, stair rails and spindles or other appurtenances, including equipment on the premises of dwellings as defined herein.

L.1971, c. 366, s. 4. Amended by L.1976, c. 116, s. 3, eff. Nov. 16, 1976.

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