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Sec. 19a-332a. Regulations. Fees.

      Sec. 19a-332a. Regulations. Fees. (a) The commissioner, within available appropriations, and after consultation with the Labor Commissioner, shall adopt regulations in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54 to administer the provisions of sections 19a-332 to 19a-332c, inclusive. Such regulations shall include, but need not be limited to, the following: (1) Standards for the proper performance of asbestos abatement; (2) procedures for enforcement action; (3) procedures for inspection of asbestos abatement by employees of the department; (4) minimum standards for completion of asbestos abatement projects.

      (b) On and after the effective date of any regulations adopted pursuant to this section, no person shall engage in asbestos abatement without following the provisions of sections 19a-332 to 19a-332c, inclusive, and such regulations.

      (c) Notwithstanding any regulations to the contrary, the Commissioner of Public Health shall charge the following fees for the services of the department in connection with asbestos abatement: (1) Notification of abatement, less than one hundred sixty square feet, one hundred dollars; (2) notification of abatement, one hundred sixty square feet or greater, one hundred dollars plus one per cent of the total abatement cost, up to a maximum of five thousand dollars; (3) reinspections, one hundred dollars; (4) asbestos alternative work practice review, two hundred dollars; and (5) notice of demolition activities, fifty dollars.

      (P.A. 86-399, S. 2, 6; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 92-6, S. 11, 117; P.A. 93-381, S. 9, 39; P.A. 95-196, S. 3; 95-257, S. 12, 21, 58; 95-317, S. 2; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 09-3, S. 175.)

      History: May Sp. Sess. P.A. 92-6 added new Subsec. (c) providing fees for services of the department in connection with asbestos abatement, including notification of abatement, reinspection and asbestos alternative work practice review; P.A. 93-381 replaced commissioner of health services with commissioner of public health and addiction services, effective July 1, 1993; P.A. 95-196 made a technical change, replacing reference to Sec. 19a-332d with Sec. 19a-332c; P.A. 95-257 replaced Commissioner and Department of Public Health and Addiction Services with Commissioner and Department of Public Health, effective July 1, 1995; P.A. 95-317 added Subsec. (c)(5) re a $25 demolition notice fee; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 09-3 amended Subsec. (c) to increase fees.

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