This Common Cause New York factsheet concerning the real estate lobby begins, 'Popular lead poisoning legislation has been languishing in a New York City Council committee for over a year. The bill, Intro 101, would replace current lead paint regulations with stronger protections for tenants. It is supported by a majority of Council members and the medical community. It was introduced in the Council in March 2002 . But the bill has yet to receive a hearing or a vote.'
READ: Common Cause New York Factsheet: Lead Poisoning Legislation Stalls as Campaign Contributions Flow