64.44.060  <<  64.44.070 >>   64.44.075

Rules and standardsChapter administration, property decontamination.

(1) The state board of health shall promulgate rules and standards for carrying out the provisions in this chapter in accordance with chapter 34.05 RCW, the administrative procedure act. The local board of health and the local health officer are authorized to exercise such powers as may be necessary to carry out this chapter. The department may provide technical assistance to local health boards and health officers to carry out their duties under this chapter.
(2) The department shall adopt rules for decontamination of a property used as a laboratory for the production of controlled substances and methods for the testing of porous and nonporous surfaces, groundwater, surface water, soil, and septic tanks for contamination. The rules shall establish decontamination standards for hazardous chemicals, including but not limited to methamphetamine, lead, mercury, and total volatile organic compounds.


Effective date2009 c 495: See note following RCW 43.20.050.
IntentPart headings not law2006 c 339: See notes following RCW 74.34.020.
FindingIntent1999 c 292: See note following RCW 64.44.010.
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