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Assembly Dems Bill Package to Help Protect NJ Families from Lead Poisoning Clears Assembly Committee
Muoio, Gusciora, Schaer, Holley, Wimberly bill package would require lead inspection for certain rental and for-sale properties; establish statewide educational programA two-bill package sponsored by Assembly Democrats Elizabeth Muoio, Reed Gusciora, Gary Schaer, Jamel Holley and Benjie Wimberly to help protect New Jersey families from lead paint contamination by imposing inspection requirements on rental and for-sale properties was released Thursday by an Assembly committee.
The sponsors noted that anxiety over lead contamination has increased after high levels of lead paint were found in the drinking water at several New Jersey schools last year. Additionally, 11 cities in New Jersey and two counties were reported to have a higher proportion of young children with more dangerous lead levels than Flint, Michigan - Irvington, East Orange, Trenton, Newark, Paterson, Plainfield, Jersey City, Elizabeth, Atlantic City, New Brunswick and Passaic, along with Salem and Cumberland counties.