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Payment of a financial obligation earlier than is expected or required.
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A heavy metal shown to cause learning disabilities, behavioral problems, seizures, and even death in children.The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 3 to 4 million children had elevated lead levels in their blood in 1978. The number has now been reduced to several hundred thousand, but elevated lead levels in blood is still the leading environmentally induced illness in children.

Federal law that went into effect in 1996 requires sellers and landlords of properties built before 1978 (when lead-based paint became illegal) to do the following before any contract or lease becomes final:

1. Provide a copy of the EPA booklet, “Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home.”
2. Disclose any known information concerning lead-based paint or lead-based paint hazards.
3. Provide any records and reports on lead-based paint and/or lead-based paint hazards.
4. Include an attachment to the contract or lease (or language inserted in the lease itself) that includes a lead warning statement and confirms that the seller or landlord has complied with all notification requirements.
5. Provide home buyers a 10-day period to conduct a paint inspection or risk assessment for lead-based paint or lead-based paint hazards.

The Complete Real Estate Encyclopedia by Denise L. Evans, JD & O. William Evans, JD. Copyright © 2007 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"All pet owners should practice brushing and combing their pet, even if it is trimmed short," Leady concurs.
Women presence in the public sphere was observed as personal secretaries in office, nurses and Leady Health Workers (LHVs) which are traditionally considered feminine jobs and the extension of females nurturing role to the public domain.
Joseph wrote in his limited English to the LMS in June 1815: "At the 28 of April I married with Miss Sara Maria Timmerman, a leady of great ability, and accompanied with a pious sperit.
"Lee and Leady are probably as good as any forward line in the division," said Gray.
Pharmacy1, a leady pharmacy chain in Jordan, has appointed Yazeed Khalidi as its new chief financial officer and promoted Dr Yousef Fanous to assume the duties as deputy CEO in addition to his current responsibilities as COO.
ISLAMABAD, June 4 -- As many as 15 women were injured and many fainted Thursday, when police resorted to baton-charge and tear gas shelling to disperse protesters representing different associations including All Pakistan Leady Health Workers (LHWs) Association and All Pakistan Teachers Mahaaz, holding a demonstrations in front of the Parliament House to demand regularisation of their services and revised salary package.
practicing and playing local shows, but it kind of happened so quick for me that, you know, I, in that sense, wasn't leady for it.
Others were beniseed, pepper, okro, pawpaw, banana and plantain and leady vegetables (spinach and fluted pumpkin).
The results of the research will be pure as the aim of the study is to understand the phenomenon under study without an immediate application (De Canales, De Alvarado, & Pineda, 1986; Leady & Ormrod, 2005).
As in past years, survey recipients were asked to comment on proposed legislation, the cost of finding and repairing leady mains and a host of other questions.