Environment Council of Rhode Island

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State Lead Poisoning Prevention Programs - Minimum Funding Requirement

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Health
Bill Year: 
2014
Brief Bill Description: 

This act would provide that in the event of insufficient federal funds for the environmental lead program, the General Assembly shall appropriate no less than six hundred thousand dollars ($600,000) per year for support and maintenance of the Department of Health's environmental lead program, and five hundred ninety thousand dollars ($590,000) per year for the state match for the lead hazard abatement program (Housing Resources Commission).

Add to Agenda?: 
Consider Supporting
Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill

ECRI Position

ECRI Pro/Con: 
Support
Leg Agenda/Priority: 
Legislative Agenda