§ 822-X-2-.01. Purpose
(1) Chapter 822-X-2 ("Chapter") as authorized by Acts 1989, No. 89-517 and Acts 1997, No. 97-626, the Asbestos Contractor Accreditation Act, establishes the procedures and requirements for the review and accreditation of training programs, training courses, and individuals engaged in asbestos-related activities.
(2) The legislature of the State of Alabama has enacted Chapter 39 of Title 22, Code of Ala. 1975, as amended, to meet the requirements established in Section 206 of the Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C.A. § 2646, as amended, and to ensure the availability of a trained and qualified workforce to identify and address asbestos-related hazards found in schools or public and commercial buildings. 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.
Authors: John Sikes, Charles Markin(New Rule: Filed October 1, 2001; effective November 5, 2001.)
Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, Title 22 Chapter 39 Acts 1989, No. 89-517; Acts 1997, No. 97-626.
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