2019 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 63A - Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction
Sec. 4851a - Purposes

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 4851a (2019)
Section Name §4851a. Purposes
Section Text

The purposes of this chapter are—

(1) to develop a national strategy to build the infrastructure necessary to eliminate lead-based paint hazards in all housing as expeditiously as possible;

(2) to reorient the national approach to the presence of lead-based paint in housing to implement, on a priority basis, a broad program to evaluate and reduce lead-based paint hazards in the Nation's housing stock;

(3) to encourage effective action to prevent childhood lead poisoning by establishing a workable framework for lead-based paint hazard evaluation and reduction and by ending the current confusion over reasonable standards of care;

(4) to ensure that the existence of lead-based paint hazards is taken into account in the development of Government housing policies and in the sale, rental, and renovation of homes and apartments;

(5) to mobilize national resources expeditiously, through a partnership among all levels of government and the private sector, to develop the most promising, cost-effective methods for evaluating and reducing lead-based paint hazards;

(6) to reduce the threat of childhood lead poisoning in housing owned, assisted, or transferred by the Federal Government; and

(7) to educate the public concerning the hazards and sources of lead-based paint poisoning and steps to reduce and eliminate such hazards.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 102–550, title X, §1003, Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 3897.)

Editorial Notes REFERENCES IN TEXT

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original "this Act", meaning title X of Pub. L. 102–550, Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 3897, known as the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 4851 of this title and Tables.

Publication Title United States Code, 2018 Edition, Supplement 1, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 63A - RESIDENTIAL LEAD-BASED PAINT HAZARD REDUCTION
Sec. 4851a - Purposes
Contains section 4851a
Date 2019
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 24, 2020
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 106 Stat. 3897
Public Law References Public Law 102-550
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