(1) Excessive indoor dampness in buildings is a widespread problem that warrants action
at the local, State, and national levels.
(2) Because of the public's concern about the possible public health effects of exposure
to mold in buildings, as well as the effects on workers performing remediation work,
and the costs of remediation for the property owner, there is a need to identify parties
performing mold remediation in the State.
(3) Because there is a need to reduce moisture that fosters mold formation in buildings,
the State should review current State building codes to ensure that they do not foster
(4) Parties providing mold remediation services in residential, public, and commercial
buildings in Illinois should be required to register with the State and provide proof
of financial responsibility.
(5) Laboratories performing tests to confirm mold contamination in buildings should
be certified by the American Industrial Hygiene Association using nationally recognized
accreditation standards set under the Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Accreditation
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