Section 822-X-1-.01 - Purpose (Alabama Administrative Code)

§ 822-X-1-.01. Purpose

(1) Chapter 822-X-1, "Chapter", as authorized by Acts 1997, No. 97-553, the Alabama Lead Reduction Act of 1997, establishes the procedures and requirements to be followed for the review, accreditation, and registration of training programs, lead hazard reduction activities courses, and individuals.

(2) The legislature of the State of Alabama has enacted Chapter 37A of Title 22, Code of Ala. 1975, to meet the requirements established in Title IV of the Federal Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), which is Public Law 99-519, as amended, to ensure the availability of a trained and qualified workforce to identify and address lead-based paint hazards, and to protect the general public from exposure to lead hazards. The appropriate Federal statutes and regulations are adopted herein by reference as legal authority. Where there is an inconsistency between the Alabama statute and Federal regulations, the Alabama statute controls; and where the Alabama statute is silent, Federal regulations control.

(New Rule: Filed June 19, 1998; effective July 14, 1998. Amended: Filed December 4, 2003; effective January 8, 2004.)

Authors: John Sikes, Gayle Howell, Kim Whitehurst, Charles Markin

Statutory Authority: Act No. 97-553.

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