Collection data; federal funds; compliance with EPA guidelines
(a) The State Allocation Board shall retain all information provided by school districts making application for funds pursuant to Sections 39619.6, 39619.7, and 39619.8 regarding the actual or estimated cost of inspection and testing for, and encapsulation or removal of, asbestos.
(b) The Legislature finds and declares that:
(1) Federal moneys may be made available to reimburse schools for costs related to asbestos inspection, testing, encapsulation, and removal, and that the distribution of these moneys will be expedited by the early collection of these data.
(2) School districts shall comply with guidelines suggested by the Environmental Protection Agency for the purposes of inspection and testing for asbestos materials, and for the protection and safety of workers and all other individuals during the encapsulation and removal of asbestos.
(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1751, Sec. 9.)