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Lead Laws & Regulations

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    California laws, also referred to as "statutes", are enacted by the State legislature, through passage of Assembly or Senate bills.

    California regulations, also referred to as "standards", are written and filed, by one or more State programs, in response to a law/statute. Regulations/Standards serve to implement the mandates of a law/statute. In other words, regulations/standards establish the detailed requirements for doing what the law/statute requires.

California Lead Laws and Regulations 

California Lead Forms


Note: The CDPH 8551 and CDPH 8552 forms below can be completed and printed in Adobe Reader, but cannot be saved as completed forms.

Federal Laws/Regulations

  • Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992
  •  US EPA “Evaluating and Eliminating Lead-Based Paint Hazards: Lead Abatement, Inspection, and Risk Assessment”
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, "Technical Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housing"
  • Real Estate Disclosure Rule
  • Lead and Copper Rule
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    Last modified on: 10/22/2013 2:28 PM