Bill Status of HB6071 96th General Assembly
Short Description: HOME-GENERATED SHARPS ACT
Rep. Mike Boland
| 1/11/2011||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Home-Generated Sharps Management Act. Prohibits, beginning September 1, 2011, any person from knowingly placing home-generated sharps waste in certain containers. Provides that, beginning September 1, 2011, home-generated sharps waste must be transported for disposal only in a sharps container, or other containers approved by the Department, and delivered for disposal only at certain locations. Provides that, upon being delivered to those locations, home-generated sharps waste shall be deemed potentially infectious medical waste and may be disposed of by the owners and operators of those facilities as is provided in Title XV of the Environmental Protection Act. Defines "Agency", "construction or demolition debris", "Department", "home-generated sharps consolidation point", "home-generated sharps waste", "household hazardous waste", "household hazardous waste collection facility", "landscape waste", "roll-off container", "sharps container", and "solid waste". Amends the Environmental Protection Act to make corresponding changes.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/11/2010||House||Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Boland|| 2/11/2010||House||First Reading|| 2/11/2010||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 1/11/2011||House||Session Sine Die|