Several local, state and federal laws aim to reduce and eliminate lead hazards and poisoning.
The Benchbook, developed by the Loyola Civitas ChildLaw Center's Policy Institute, summarizes and compiles Chicago, Illinois and federal laws on lead poisoning.
Several federal laws exist to raise awareness and protect families from exposure to lead from paint, dust, and soil.
Lead disclosure laws Learn about property owners' requirements to disclose lead hazards.
EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) The EPA's new RRP rule requires contractors to become certified in certain lead-safe practices before working on pre-1978 buildings.
Chicago and Illinois Lead Laws PowerPoint (2009) See an overview of local lead laws.
Small Entity Compliance Guide to Renovate Right This guide is for contractors, property managers, and maintenance personnel working in homes and child-occupied facilities built before 1978.