New York City Health Code

NEW! - Amendments to Health Code issued July 22, 2004, effective August 2, 2004, modified §§ 45.12, 47.44, 173.13 and 173.14, repealed § 173.15)

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§ 45.12 Lead Based Paint Restricted: Kindergartens. (note: see amendments effective August 2, 2004)

§ 45.13 Equipment and furnishings. (kindergartens)

§ 47.31. Maintenance and equipment. (day care services)

§ 47.44. Lead-based paint restricted. (day care services)  (note: see amendments effective August 2, 2004)

§ 173.13 Lead Paint (ban on use, response to lead poisoning) (as amended August 2, 2004)

§ 173.14. Safety standards for lead based paint abatement (as amended August 2, 2004) (prior version, effective until Aug. 2, 2004)

former § 173.15 Unsafe lead based paint work practices. (repealed as of August 2, 2004)

NYC Department of Health enforcement phone numbers

Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Hotline (212) BAN-LEAD [ (212) 226-5323 ] TDD (212) 442-1820.

Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Lead Abatement Safety Unit: (212) 676-6355

NYC Department of Environmental Protection enforcement phone numbers: 311

NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development: 311

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