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Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Fee
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CHAPTER 5 CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING PREVENTION
105300. Regulatory authority of deartments. Notwithstanding Section 124130, the department shall have broad regulatory authority to fully implement and effectuate the purposes of this chapter. The authority shall include, but is not limited to, the following:
(a) The development of protocols to be utilized in screening and the procedures for changing those protocols when more accurate or efficient technologies become available.
(b) The designation of laboratories which are qualified to analyze whole blood specimens for concentrations of lead and the monitoring of those laboratories for accuracy.
(c) The development of reporting procedures by laboratories.
(d) Reimbursement for state-sponsored services related to screening and appropriate case management.
(e) Establishment of lower concentrations of lead in whole blood than those specified by the United State Centers for Disease Control for the purpose of determining the existence of lead poisoning.
(f) Establishment of lower acceptable levels of the concentration of lead in whole blood than those specified by the United States Centers for Disease Control for the purpose of determining the need to provide appropriate case management for lead poisoning.
(g) Development of appropriate case management protocols.
(h) Notification to the child's parent or guardian of the results of blood lead testing and environmental assessment.
(i) The establishment of a periodicity schedule for evaluation for childhood lead poisoning.