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HB22-1232

Sunset Continue Regulation Of Asbestos

Concerning the continuation of the regulation of persons in connection with the control of asbestos, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations of the department of regulatory agencies contained in the 2021 sunset report.
Session:
2022 Regular Session
Subject:
Professions & Occupations
Bill Summary

Sunset Process - House Energy and Environment Committee. The bill implements the recommendations of the department of regulatory agencies, as contained in the department's sunset review of the regulation of persons in connection with the control of asbestos, as follows:

  • Continues the regulation for 5 years, until September 1, 2027;
  • Removes limits on the ability of the air quality control commission to promulgate rules more stringent than the standards set forth in the federal "Occupational Safety and Health Act" (OSHA) and federal regulations promulgated pursuant to OSHA; and
  • Requires a local government to add language regarding asbestos inspections on each application to renovate or demolish property.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

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