SENATE, No. 4115

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

218th LEGISLATURE

INTRODUCED SEPTEMBER, 12, 2019

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator† STEPHEN M. SWEENEY

District 3 (Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem)

Senator† LINDA R. GREENSTEIN

District 14 (Mercer and Middlesex)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

†††† Requires DOE to post link to school district drinking water lead level test results on homepage of its website.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

†††† As introduced.

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An Act concerning access to school district water lead level test results and supplementing chapter 33 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.

 

†††† Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

†††† 1.††† The Department of Education shall post, in a prominent location on the homepage of its Internet website, a hyperlink to school district water lead level test results.

 

†††† 2.††† This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

†††† In July 2016, the State Board of Education adopted regulations regarding the testing for lead in drinking water in public schools throughout New Jersey (N.J.A.C.6A:26-12.4).† Under the regulations, initial testing was to be completed by July 13, 2017 and then within six years following the initial testing and every six years thereafter.† The results of these tests are required to be made publicly available on the school districtís website.

†††† This bill requires the Department of Education to post, in a prominent location on the homepage of its Internet website, a hyperlink to school district water lead level test results.