Thursday, April 2, 2009

HB1088 Passed by House April 1, 2009

House Bill 1088 was passed by the House by a vote of 116-000-000.

The bill amends the Radon Industry Licensing Act. Prohibits any person from selling a device in this State to detect the presence of radon or radon progeny in the indoor atmosphere without prior approval of the device from the Agency. Requires all electronic radon detection devices sold in this State to be calibrated to ensure the accuracy and precision of their measurements of radon and radon progeny.

The amendment to the bill amends the Radon Industry Licensing Act. Creates the Radon-Resistant Building Codes Task Force to make recommendations concerning the adoption of rules for building codes.