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§ 5923. Legislative purpose

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: January 3, 2023

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 28B. Childhood Blood Lead Test Act
Effective: January 3, 2023
35 P.S. § 5923
§ 5923. Legislative purpose
The purposes of this act are:
(1) To substantially reduce, and eventually eliminate, the incidence of childhood lead poisoning in this Commonwealth.
(2) To improve public awareness of lead safety issues in housing and educate both property owners and tenants about practices that can reduce the incidences of lead poisoning.
(3) To encourage the testing of all children in this Commonwealth by two years of age so that prompt diagnosis and treatment, as well as the prevention of harm, are possible.


2022, Nov. 3, P.L. 2135, No. 150, § 3, effective in 60 days [Jan. 3, 2023].
35 P.S. § 5923, PA ST 35 P.S. § 5923
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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