Bill Status of HB3877 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: CHILD CARE-HAZARD WASTE SITE
Rep. Joyce Mason and Kam Buckner
|Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Provides that after the effective date of the amendatory Act, a new child care facility shall not be located near a hazardous waste disposal site or a heavily polluted area. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency, in conjunction with the Department of Children and Family Services and any other relevant departments or agencies, shall implement an environmental risk screening program to determine if a proposed child care facility is near or on a hazardous waste disposal site. Provides that the Department and the Agency shall conduct an environmental inspection for a child care facility to identify any concerns with the property, building, or adjacent businesses of the child care facility. Provides that the inspection may identify potentially dangerous sites and potential sources of contaminants. Provides that the Department and the Agency shall adopt rules to implement the environmental risk screening program.