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Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Fee Law

Health and Safety Code

Chapter 2. Occupational Health and Disease Prevention

Article 2. Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention

Section 105197

105197. Accreditation of training providers; fees. (a) A program is hereby established within the department to meet the requirements of the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 4851 and following) and Title X of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 (P.L. 102–550).

(b) The department shall implement and administer the program. The department shall have powers and authority consistent with the intent of, and shall promulgate regulations to establish the program as an authorized state program pursuant to, Title IV, Section 402 to 404, inclusive, of the Toxic Substances Control Act (15 U.S.C. Sec. 2601 and following).

(c) Regulations regarding accreditation of training providers that are promulgated pursuant to subdivision (b) shall include, but not be limited to, provisions governing accreditation of providers of health and safety training to employees who engage in or supervise lead-related construction work as defined in Section 6716 of the Labor Code, and certification of employees who have successfully completed that training. Regulations regarding accreditation of training providers shall, as a condition of accreditation, require providers to offer training that meets the requirements of Section 6717 of the Labor Code. The department shall, not later than August 1, 1994, adopt regulations establishing fees for the accreditation of training providers, the certification of individuals, and the licensing of entities engaged in lead-related occupations. The fees imposed under this subdivision shall be established at levels not exceeding an amount sufficient to cover the costs of administering and enforcing the standards and regulations promulgated under this section. The fees established pursuant to this subdivision shall not be imposed on any state or local government or nonprofit training program.

(d) All regulations affecting the training of employees shall be adopted in consultation with the Division of Occupational Safety and Health. The regulations shall include provisions for allocating to the division an appropriate portion of funds to be expended for the program for the division's cost of enforcing compliance with training and certification requirements. The department shall adopt regulations to establish the program on or before August 1, 1994.

(e) The department shall review and amend its training, certification, and accreditation regulations promulgated under this section as is necessary to ensure continued eligibility for federal and state funding of lead-hazard reduction activities in the state.