[USC02] 15 USC 2653: EPA study of asbestos-containing material in public buildings
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15 USC 2653: EPA study of asbestos-containing material in public buildings Text contains those laws in effect on September 14, 2019
From Title 15-COMMERCE AND TRADECHAPTER 53-TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROLSUBCHAPTER II-ASBESTOS HAZARD EMERGENCY RESPONSE
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§2653. EPA study of asbestos-containing material in public buildings

Within 360 days after October 22, 1986, the Administrator shall conduct and submit to the Congress the results of a study which shall-

(1) assess the extent to which asbestos-containing materials are present in public and commercial buildings;

(2) assess the condition of asbestos-containing material in commercial buildings and the likelihood that persons occupying such buildings, including service and maintenance personnel, are, or may be, exposed to asbestos fibers;

(3) consider and report on whether public and commercial buildings should be subject to the same inspection and response action requirements that apply to school buildings;

(4) assess whether existing Federal regulations adequately protect the general public, particularly abatement personnel, from exposure to asbestos during renovation and demolition of such buildings; and

(5) include recommendations that explicitly address whether there is a need to establish standards for, and regulate asbestos exposure in, public and commercial buildings.

(Pub. L. 94–469, title II, §213, as added Pub. L. 99–519, §2, Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2987 .)