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Title 18 : Health

Chapter 038 : LEAD POISONING PREVENTION

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 1756)
  • § 1756. Annual report

    (a) The Commissioner shall, at least annually, analyze and summarize all aggregate lead screening and testing information provided by physicians, health care facilities, and laboratories and provide this information to all other local and State agencies involved with case management and lead hazard reduction.

    (b) The Commissioner shall also at least annually provide to the General Assembly, the health community, and the general public an analysis and summary of such data and a progress report on the Commissioner's efforts to prevent lead poisoning in young children in a format that is easily understandable to nontechnical readers. The report shall include:

    (1) The number and percentage of children under the age of six who have been screened and tested for lead poisoning, and the number found to have lead poisoning at various levels.

    (2) Estimates of the public and private costs incurred since July 1, 1993 to prevent, correct, or treat lead poisoning.

    (3) An analysis of barriers to universal blood screening of children under the age of six years.

    (4) The Commissioner's recommendations for action. (Added 1993, No. 94, § 3.)