LEAD PAINT POISONING PREVENTION AND CONTROL
I. The department shall implement and enforce the provisions of this chapter throughout the state.
II. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph I, any municipality which adopts this chapter by a majority vote of its local governing body, as defined in RSA 672:6, may assume full and sole legal authority to enforce the provisions of this chapter by any means lawfully delegated to the municipality by any statute, except for matters pertaining to licensure and certification under RSA 130-A:12 which shall rest solely with the department.
III. Health authorities in municipalities other than those adopting this chapter under RSA 130-A:11, II, may, upon request to and approval by the commissioner, carry out investigations under RSA 130-A:5. The issuance of orders shall remain the sole responsibility of the commissioner.
Source. 1993, 325:2. 1995, 310:175, 183, eff. Nov. 1, 1995.