H.R.1930 - Indoor Air Quality Act of 1993103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., II [D-MA-8] (Introduced 04/29/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor; Energy and Commerce; Science, Space and Technology|
|Latest Action:||05/21/1993 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1930 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/29/1993)
Indoor Air Quality Act of 1993 - Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a national research, development, and demonstration program to ensure the quality of indoor air.
Requires the Administrator to establish technology demonstration projects which reduce exposure to indoor air contaminants.
Requires the Administrator to conduct a national assessment to survey the seriousness and extent of indoor air contamination in buildings owned by local educational agencies and child care facilities.
Directs the Administrator to enter into agreements with the National Academy of Sciences for studies on chemical sensitivity disorders and indoor allergens.
Requires the Administrator and the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health to conduct research on indoor air quality in nonresidential, nonindustrial buildings that comply with generally accepted principles of design, maintenance, and operation of ventilation, filtration, and other building systems.
Requires the Director to develop a model indoor air quality training course in ventilation system operation and maintenance and in identifying and reducing indoor air contaminant exposures.
Directs the Administrator to publish health advisories on indoor air contaminants which may have adverse effects.
Requires the Administrator to establish a national indoor air quality clearinghouse and toll-free hotline.
Directs the Administrator to analyze the adequacy of existing ventilation standards and guidelines to protect the public from indoor air contaminants.
Requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission to develop test methods for the identification and regulation of respiratory irritants.
Directs the Administrator to publish a strategy for a national response to indoor air quality problems.
Requires the Director to develop programs to evaluate and remedy indoor air contamination in Federal buildings. Directs Federal agencies to implement systematic programs for the assessment of indoor air quality and the correction of conditions resulting in inadequate air quality.
Authorizes grants to States for the development of indoor air quality management strategies and response programs.