Ch. 114 1994 LAWS OF MARYLAND
(iii) Forward the completed affidavit to the [Child Support Enforcement
Administration 1 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE, DIVISION OF VITAL
RECORDS. THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE, DIVISION OF VITAL
RECORDS SHALL MAKE THE AFFIDAVITS AVAILABLE TO THE PARENTS, GUARDIAN OF
THE CHILD, OR A CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AGENCY UPON REQUEST.
(4) An institution, the administrative head of the institution, the designee of the
administrative head of an institution, and an employee of an institution may not be held liable
in any cause of action arising out of the establishment of paternity.
SECTION 3. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That the provisions in
Sections 1 and 2 of this Act shall be construed only prospectively and may riot be
interpreted to have any retroactive effect on any child support orders issued or modified
before the effective dates of this Act.
SECTION 4. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That if any provision of this
Act or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid for any reason
in a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity does not affect other provisions or any
other application of this Act which can be given effect without the invalid provision or
application, and for this purpose the provisions of this Act are declared severable.
SECTION 5. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That Section 1 of this Act
shall take effect July 1, 1994.
SECTION 6. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That Section 2 of this Act
shall take effect October 1, 1994.
Approved May 2, 1994.
(House Bill 760)
AN ACT concerning
Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
FOR the purpose of establishing the Lead Poisoning Prevention Program in the
Department of the Environment; specifying properties subject to this Act;
exempting certain properties from this Act; establishing the Lead. Paint Poisoning
Commission, its duties and membership; establishing a Lead Poisoning Prevention
the Commission and the Department of the Environment to adopt
certain regulations; establishing
a certain risk reduction standard standards for
affected properties; requiring owners of certain affected properties to register those
properties with the Department; requiring owners of certain affected properties to
satisfy certain risk reduction standards at certain times; specifying the
me thodmethods for satisfying the
standard standards; requiring owners of affected
properties to provide for certain inspections under certain circumstances;
authorizing the Department to provide oversight for lead-contaminated dust testing
and inspection and to spot-check compliance; requiring the Department to make
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