Rivera helps pass Dakota’s Law in the State Senate

As NYCHA facilities were built pre-1978 need lead abatement and removal, many of its residents do not realize they are surrounded by lead.

One lawmaker realized the dangers people face living in these buildings and recently took action. On June 9, Senator Gustavo Rivera’s bill, Dakota’s Law (S5024B), which would establish a comprehensive system of measures that prevent and address instances of elevated blood lead levels in children, passed the State Senate.

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