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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-572—OCT. 31, 1988

102 STAT. 2887

schools under the jurisdiction of such agencies are repaired, replaced, permanently removed, or rendered inoperable unless the cooler is tested and found (within the limits of testing accuracy) not to contribute lead to drinking water. "SEC. 1465. FEDERAL ASSISTANCE FOR STATE PROGRAMS REGARDING LEAD CONTAMINATION IN SCHOOL DRINKING WATER.

42 USC 300J-25.

"(a) SCHOOL DRINKING WATER PROGRAMS.—The Administrator shall make grants to States to establish and carry out State programs under section 1464 to assist local educational agencies in testing for, and remedying, lead contamination in drinking water from drinking water coolers and from other sources of lead contamination at schools under the jurisdiction of such agencies. Such grants may be used by States to reimburse local educational agencies for expenses incurred after the enactment of this section for such testing and remedial action. "(b) LIMITS.—Each grant under this section shall be used as by the State for testing water coolers in accordance with section 1464, for testing for lead contamination in other drinking water supplies under section 1464, or for remedial action under State programs under section 1464. Not more than 5 percent of the grant may be used for program administration. "(c) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section not more than $30,000,000 for fiscal year 1989, $30,000,000 for fiscal year 1990, and $30,000,000 for fiscal year 1991.". SEC. 3. LEAD POISONING PREVENTION PROGRAMS.

The Public Health Service Act is amended by adding the following new section after section 317: "SEC. 317A. LEAD POISONING PREVENTION.

42 USC 247b-l.

"(a) GRANTS TO STATES.—The Secretary, acting through the Direc- Children and tor of the Centers for Disease Control, may make grants to States youth. and agencies of units of local governments for the initiation and expansion of community programs designed to (1) screen infants and children for elevated blood lead levels, (2) assure referral for treatment of, and environmental intervention for, infants and children with such blood lead levels, and (3) provide education about childhood lead poisoning. In making grants under this paragraph, the Secretary shall give priority to applications for programs which will serve areas with a high incidence of elevated blood lead levels in infants and children. "0)) GRANT APPLICATIONS.—(1) No grant may be made under subsection (a), unless an application therefor has been submitted to, and approved by, the Secretary. Such an application shall be in such form and shall be submitted in such manner as the Secretary shall prescribe and shall include each of the following: "(A) A complete description of the program which is to be provided by or through the applicant. "(B) Assurances satisfactory to the Secretary that the program to be provided under the grant applied for will include educational progrsmis designed to communicate to parents, educators, and local health officials the significance and prevalence of lead poisoning in infants and children which the program is designed to detect and prevent.