This bill helps reduce young children’s exposure to lead.
Authored by Rep. Carolyn Jackson (D-Indianapolis) and co-authored by Reps. Mike Aylesworth (R-Hebron), Sue Errington (D- Muncie), and Victoria Garcia Wilburn (D-Fishers) HEA 1138 requires childcare centers and preschools to test their drinking water for lead and take action if lead is found. Lead is toxic especially for young children. Learn more about the impacts of lead poisoning.
Final Update (4/28/23)
HEA 1138 has been signed by the Governor! See how your state legislators voted and thank them if they voted for this bill: