The U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved a provision that would limit funding for the EPA’s enforcement of the Lead Paint Rule until the agency approves a test kit that complies with its own regulations. To read more in NAHB’s Monday Morning Briefing, click here.

In other news, NAHB won a victory when the EPA announced it would reject a proposal to require third-party sampling and testing of dust samples after renovations are completed on homes built before 1978. To read more in NAHB’s Monday Morning Briefing, click here.