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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Testing school building water for lead. Requires the Indiana finance authority (authority) to carry out a program to: (1) sample the water in every public school building for the presence of lead; (2) report to appropriate school authorities the results of the sampling; and (3) if the sampling indicates that water in a school building contains lead at a level equal to or greater than 15 parts per billion, recommend actions that will reduce the lead level in all water in the school building to less than 15 parts per billion. Provides that the authority is not required to sample Testing school building water for lead. Requires the Indiana finance authority (authority) to carry out a program to: (1) sample the water in every public school building for the presence of lead; (2) report to appropriate school authorities the results of the sampling; and (3) if the sampling indicates that water in a school building contains lead at a level equal to or greater than 15 parts per billion, recommend actions that will reduce the lead level in all water in the school building to less than 15 parts per billion. Provides that the authority is not required to sample the water in a school building if the authority sampled the water in the school building during the lead sampling program the authority conducted in 2017 and 2018. Requires the authority to issue a report on the results of the water sampling in elementary schools and submit the report to the members of the general assembly. ... View more