Senate passes amendment to allow small contractors time to comply with lead paint rule
June 2, 2010

In an effort to assist our nation's small contractors who are struggling to comply with new Environmental Protection Agency lead paint abatement regulations, the U.S. Senate tonight passed a bipartisan amendment, authored by Senator Susan Collins, to the Fiscal Year 2010 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill. Senator Collins' amendment would prohibit the EPA from using funds in this bill to levy fines against contractors under its new lead paint abatement rule through Sept. 30, according to a June 1 report.

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