Skip to main content

Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Preschool and child care facility drinking water. Requires the person or entity having authority over a child care facility or preschool to test the drinking water in the child care facility or preschool before January 1, 2025, to determine whether lead is present in the drinking water in a concentration equal to or exceeding 15 parts per billion. Excepts a child care facility or preschool from this testing requirement if its drinking water: (1) was tested through the Lead Sampling Program for Schools and Child Care Facilities conducted by the Indiana finance authority in 2019 and 2020; or (2) has Preschool and child care facility drinking water. Requires the person or entity having authority over a child care facility or preschool to test the drinking water in the child care facility or preschool before January 1, 2025, to determine whether lead is present in the drinking water in a concentration equal to or exceeding 15 parts per billion. Excepts a child care facility or preschool from this testing requirement if its drinking water: (1) was tested through the Lead Sampling Program for Schools and Child Care Facilities conducted by the Indiana finance authority in 2019 and 2020; or (2) has otherwise been tested for lead at least once after 2017. Provides that, if testing indicates that lead in the drinking water of a child care facility or preschool equals or exceeds 15 parts per billion, the person or entity having authority over the child care facility or preschool is required to take action to reduce the concentration of lead to below 15 parts per billion. ... View more