From the Maryland Department of the Environment:
MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program serves as the coordinating agency of statewide efforts to eliminate childhood lead poisoning. Under the 1994 “Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing Act,” MDE assures compliance with mandatory requirements for lead risk reduction in rental units built before 1950, maintains a statewide listing of registered and inspected units and provides blood lead surveillance through a registry of test results of all children tested in Maryland. Alleged violations typically involve a failure to register properties or meet lead risk reduction standards. The following actions were for properties alleged to be out of compliance with lead risk reduction standards:
- Beverly Price-Evans: 5 affected properties, $10,500 for alleged violations.
- Reginald Johnson and Jacqueline Johnson: 3 affected properties, $27,000 for alleged violations.
- 2513 Loyola Southway, LLC: 1 property, $9,000 for alleged violations. (Note: Company charter has been forfeited, is not in good standing.)
- James Cannon: 1 affected property, The defendant agreed to a penalty of $5,000. The penalty has been paid.
- 825 West 38th Street, LLC: 4 affected properties, The defendant agreed to a penalty of $15,000. (Registered Agent for 825 West 38th Street LLC: Steven D Muntiz, 28 Farm Haven Court, Rockville, MD 20852)
You can read the complete press release here.