New Law Radon Testing for Residential Rentals

 

S.P. 124 – L.D. 328

An Act Relating to Radon Testing and Disclosure to Tenants

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

§6030-D. Radon testing

1. Testing. By March 1, 2014, and, unless a mitigation system has been installed in that residential building, every 10 years thereafter when requested by a tenant, a landlord or other person who on behalf of a landlord enters into a lease or tenancy at will agreement for a residential building shall have the air of the residential building tested for the presence of radon.  For a residential building constructed or that begins operation after March 1, 2014, a landlord or other person acting on behalf of a landlord shall have the air of the residential building tested for the presence of radon within 12 months of the occupancy of the building by a tenant. Except as provided in subsection 5, a test required to be performed under this section must be conducted by a person registered with the Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to Title 22, chapter 165.

TP Environmental is certified by the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct radon testing.  MECert#26000C

Give us a call today for an estimate on your rental properties.  Testing is best conducted November thru March when closed house conditions can be maintained.

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