ACTIONS IN PARTICULAR CASES
CLANDESTINE DRUG LABORATORY CLEANUP ACT
6-2606. Residential property owner cleanup responsibility. (1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2) of this section, and pursuant to rules adopted as provided in this chapter, upon notification to a residential property owner by a law enforcement agency that chemicals, equipment, supplies or immediate precursors indicative of a clandestine drug laboratory have been located on the owner’s residential property, the residential property owner shall meet the cleanup standards established by the department. The residential property shall remain vacant from the time the residential property owner is notified, in accordance with rules adopted as provided in this chapter, of the clandestine drug laboratory until such time as the residential property owner has received a certificate issued by the department evidencing that the cleanup standards have been met.
(2) A residential property owner may, at his or her option, elect to demolish the residential property instead of meeting the cleanup standards established by the department.
[6-2606, added 2005, ch. 215, sec. 1, p. 688.]