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144.9507 LEAD-RELATED FUNDING.
    Subdivision 1. Lead education strategy contracts. The commissioner shall, within
available federal or state appropriations, contract with:
(1) boards of health to provide funds for lead education as provided for in sections 144.9503
and 144.9504; and
(2) swab team workers and community-based advocacy groups to provide funds for lead
education for primary prevention of toxic lead exposure in areas at high risk for toxic lead
exposure.
    Subd. 2. Lead risk assessment contracts. The commissioner shall, within available
federal or state appropriations, contract with boards of health to conduct lead risk assessments
to determine sources of lead contamination and to issue and enforce lead orders according
to section 144.9504.
    Subd. 3. Temporary lead-safe housing contracts. The commissioner shall, within the limits
of available appropriations, contract with boards of health for temporary housing, to be used in
meeting relocation requirements in section 144.9504, and award grants to boards of health for
the purposes of paying housing and relocation costs under section 144.9504. The commissioner
may use up to 15 percent of the available appropriations to provide temporary lead-safe housing
in areas of the state in which the commissioner has the duty under section 144.9504 to perform
secondary prevention.
    Subd. 4.[Repealed, 1999 c 245 art 2 s 45]
    Subd. 5. Federal lead-related funds. To the extent practicable under federal guidelines, the
commissioner of health may use federal funding to contract with boards of health for purposes
specified in this section, but only to the extent that the federal funds do not replace existing
funding for these lead services.
History: 1995 c 213 art 1 s 9; 1998 c 407 art 2 s 71-73; 2001 c 205 art 1 s 34

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