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2014 Regular Session
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At the request of: (at the request of Senate Interim Committee on Environment and Natural Resources)
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Bill Title: Relating to radon.
Catchline/Summary: Requires publicly funded school providing prekindergarten to grade 12 education to conduct radon level testing if school undertakes project involving addition, replacement or other significant alteration of heating, air conditioning or ventilation equipment, rebalancing of air moving system or remodeling, renovation or alteration affecting building envelope or structural components.
Prohibits engaging in business of radon level testing or radon mitigation work without Department of Consumer and Business Services certification. Requires department to adopt rules establishing qualifications for certification. Allows department to accept national association certificate as proof of qualifications. Requires that application for child care facility certification or registration include documentation of radon level testing. Requires school district board to provide State Board of Education with documentation of radon level testing for district schools offering prekindergarten to grade 12 education. Makes design and construction standards for radon mitigation applicable to certain residential buildings and certain public buildings that undergo basement remodeling or construction of additions. Creates exception. Requires publicly funded school to undertake radon level mitigation and retesting if measured radon levels meet or exceed federal acceptance level. Requires publicly funded school performing radon level testing to report test results to Oregon Health Authority. Requires authority to provide guidance to publicly funded schools regarding radon level testing, mitigation and reporting responsibilities. Requires authority to reimburse publicly funded school for cost of radon level testing. Authorizes authority to solicit or apply for gifts, grants or donations to fund reimbursement of publicly funded schools for radon level testing costs.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
Current Subcommittee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means Subcommittee On Human Services
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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