Introduced House Bill (H)

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Green cleaning at schools. Requires the department of education (department), in consultation with the state department of health and the Indiana department of environmental management, to establish: (1) a list of environmentally sensitive cleaning and maintenance products approved by the department; and (2) guidelines and specifications for the purchase, storage, and use of environmentally sensitive cleaning and maintenance products by a school at a school facility. Requires, not later than July 1, 2022, the following: (1) A school to comply with the guidelines and specifications and notify school employees of the availability of the list and guidelines and specifications. (2) Green cleaning at schools. Requires the department of education (department), in consultation with the state department of health and the Indiana department of environmental management, to establish: (1) a list of environmentally sensitive cleaning and maintenance products approved by the department; and (2) guidelines and specifications for the purchase, storage, and use of environmentally sensitive cleaning and maintenance products by a school at a school facility. Requires, not later than July 1, 2022, the following: (1) A school to comply with the guidelines and specifications and notify school employees of the availability of the list and guidelines and specifications. (2) A school employee to use at a school only cleaning and maintenance products that are approved environmentally sensitive cleaning and maintenance products and to comply with the guidelines and specifications. Allows the department to annually grant a green cleaning award to any school that complies with the guidelines and specifications before July 1, 2022. Requires the department to provide guidance and assistance to schools in complying with the green cleaning requirements. ... View more