ERIC Number: ED177742
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-May-15
Reference Count: N/A
Asbestos School Hazard Detection and Control Act of 1979. 96th Congress, 1st Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House.
This report by the Committee on Education and Labor of the House of Representatives endorses H.R. 3282, the Asbestos School Hazard Detection and Control Act of 1979, and also presents minority views of ten members of the committee. The purpose of this legislation is to authorize a systematic federal program for identifying and controlling hazardous asbestos conditions in elementary and secondary schools. This program will take the form of technical, scientific, and financial assistance to local educational agencies, including private schools. Provisions of the bill and its legislative consideration are presented. Testimony from hearings is summarized about asbestos health and safety hazards, asbestos exposure in schools, treatment of school asbestos hazards, and the need for a federal program. A section-by-section analysis of the bill and Congressional Budget Office cost estimates for implementation of this legislation conclude the report. (Author/MLF)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House.