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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-551—OCT. 28, 1988

102 STAT. 2755

Public Law 100-551 100th Congress An Act To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to assist States in responding to the threat to human health posed by exposure to radon.

Oct. 28, 1988 [S. 744]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. INDOOR RADON ABATEMENT.

(a) AMENDMENT OF TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT.—The Toxic Substances Control Act (15 U.S.C. 2601 and following) is amended by adding after title II the following new title: "TITLE III—INDOOR RADON ABATEMENT "SEC. 301. NATIONAL GOAL.

15 USC 2661.

"The national long-term goal of the United States with respect to radon levels in buildings is that the air within buildings in the United States should be as free of radon as the ambient air outside of buildings. "SEC. 302. DEFINITIONS.

"For purposes of this title: "(1) The term 'local educational agency' means— "(A) any local educational agency as defined in section 198 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 3381); "(B) the owner of any nonprofit elementary or secondary school building; and "(C) the governing authority of any school operated ursuant to section 6 of the Act of September 30, 1950 (64 tat. 1107), relating to impact aid for children who reside on Federal property. "(2) The term 'nonprofit elementary or secondary school' has the meaning given such term by section 202(8). "(3) The term 'radon' means the radioactive gaseous element and its short-lived decay products produced by the disintegration of the element radium occurring in air, water, soil, or other media. "(4) The term 'school building' has the meaning given such term by section 202(13). "SEC. 303. EPA CITIZEN'S GUIDE. "(a) PUBLICATiON.—In order to make continuous progress toward the long-term goal established in section 301 of this title, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall, not later than June 1, 1989, publish and make available to the public an updated version of its document titled 'A Citizen's Guide to Radon'. The Administrator shall revise and republish the guide as necessary thereafter.

15 USC 2662.



15 USC 2663.