Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission

History, Charge and Term

The Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission was created by statute in 1994 (Chapter 114, Acts of 1994). The Commission studies and collects information on the effectiveness of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Program and current risk reduction treatments in reducing exposure to lead as well as risk and liability issues including availability of insurance. (Environment Article, Secs. 6-801, 6-848)

The Commission consists of nineteen members who serve four-year terms. Seventeen of these, including the chair, are appointed by the Governor. One is a member of the Senate named by the Senate President and one is a delegate chosen by the House Speaker. (Environment Article, Secs. 6-807 through 6-810)

​Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission Annual Report, 2020 pdf icon
Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission Annual Report, 2019 pdf icon
Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission Annual Report, 2018 pdf icon
Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission Annual Report, 2017 pdf icon
Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission Annual Report, 2016 pdf icon
Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission Annual Report, 2015 pdf icon
Report to the Governor by the Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission, 2001 pdf icon 

Lead Commission Mission Statement

Mission Statement pdf icon 

Current Membership

Maryland Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission Membership​ ​​

Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission Overview Fact Sheet​ 

Meeting Schedule

 Please note that the next Lead Commission Meeting is scheduled for Thursday January 6, 2022 ​9:30am - 11:30am (EDT). This meeting is a web conference/teleconference meeting only. The web conference/teleconference information is listed below.

Google Meet Link(video conferencing): 


Dial In Voice Phone Number (Voice Access Only):

(‪US‬) ‪+1 347-947-6647‬​

PIN: ‪537 749 227#​

 Unless otherwise noted, the Commission meets the first Thursday of each month. Meetings are from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at MDE. All meetings are virtual until further notice. Exceptions are listed in the meeting schedule.

Please confirm your attendance with Wendy Phillips at wendy.phillips@maryland.gov or 410-537-3304. 

Meeting Agenda

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes 

MDE Contact 

Paula Montgomery, MDE, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore MD 21230, Paula.Montgomery@maryland.gov, 410-537-3317, toll free in Maryland 800-776-2706 ext. 3441 or fax 410-537-3156.​​