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      RS 30:2351.12     


§2351.12.  Applicability to public entities, homeowners, and industrial facilities

A.  The provisions of this Chapter shall apply to public entities when performing lead hazard reduction activities with employees.  A public entity will not be required to be licensed as a lead contractor.  However, employees participating in lead abatement activities shall be certified in the appropriate categories.  A public entity shall not be required to pay permit fees as established in R.S. 30:2351.23.  Employees shall comply with all other requirements of R.S. 30:2351.21 through 2351.23.  Public entities shall not be exempt from fees charged for the disposal of lead-contaminated debris.

B.  The provisions of this Chapter shall not apply to individual homeowners who perform lead hazard reduction activities in or on a residential property owned and occupied by the homeowner at the time the activity is performed.

C.  The provisions of this Chapter shall not apply to lead hazard reduction activities or to persons performing such activities when such activities are performed wholly within an industrial facility and are performed by persons who are subject to the training requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Hazard Communication Standard.  The secretary may establish, by regulation, exemptions from or alternatives to the lead certification and licensure requirements of this Chapter.

Acts 1993, No. 224, §1; Acts 1995, No. 1085, §1.

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