PRINTER'S NO. 1773
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY YUDICHAK, BREWSTER, GREENLEAF, FONTANA, COSTA, KASUNIC, SOLOBAY, HUGHES AND YAW, FEBRUARY 19, 2014
REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014
1Amending the act of July 6, 1989 (P.L.207, No.33), entitled "An
2act banning the sale and use of certain leaded materials in
3plumbing systems; requiring water suppliers to provide public
4notification relating to lead contamination in drinking water
5and imposing powers and duties on the Department of
6Environmental Resources in relation thereto; and providing
7penalties," further providing for definitions.
13Section 3. Definitions.
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1[and], pipe fittings, plumbing fittings and fixtures, the term
2refers to the wetted surfaces of pipes [and], pipe fittings,
3plumbing fittings and fixtures containing not more than [8%] a
4weighted average of 0.25% lead. The weighted average lead
5content of a pipe, pipe fitting, plumbing fitting or fixture
6shall be calculated by using the following formula:
7(1) For each wetted component, the percentage of lead in
8the component shall be multiplied by the ratio of the wetted
9surface area of that component to the total wetted surface
10area of the entire product to arrive at the weighted
11percentage of lead of the component.
16The lead content of material used to produce wetted components
17shall be used to determine compliance with 0.25% weighted
18average for lead. For lead content of material that is provided
19as a range, the maximum content of the range shall be used.
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21Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.