State of South Dakota
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2013
||HOUSE ENGROSSED NO. HB 1208 - 02/05/2013 |
Introduced by: Representatives Mickelson, Carson, Conzet, Craig, Cronin, Duvall, Erickson, Haggar (Don), Hajek, Hansen, Miller, Otten (Herman), Westra, Wick, and Wink and Senators White, Heineman (Phyllis), Krebs, Rhoden, Tidemann, and Vehle
FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to prohibit the unlawful release of medical waste and to provide a penalty therfor.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That chapter 34A-6 be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as follows:
For purposes of this chapter, medical waste means disposable equipment, instruments, utensils, human tissue, laboratory waste, blood specimens, or other substances that could carry pathogenic organisms.
Section 2. That chapter 34A-6 be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as follows:
A person is guilty of unlawful release of medical waste if the person with negligence engages in conduct which causes the release of medical waste to a recycling disposal destination. Unlawful release of medical waste is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
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