House Bill 1590
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Reports concerning adult lead poisoning. Authorizes the state department of health (department) to determine the magnitude of lead poisoning in all Indiana residents. (Current law provides that the department's authority is limited to children who are six years of age or younger.) Requires the report to the department on an individual's examination for lead poisoning to include the name of the individual's employer and the employer's address. Allows the department to report certain information about the examination of an individual's blood for the presence of lead to specified local health departments and the department of labor's bureau of safety education and training. Prohibits the department from reporting the information to the department of labor's occupational safety and health division.
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