HB 1677 Medical waste penalties.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)
Medical waste penalties. Specifies that it is a felony, punishable by one to five years in prison or up to $ 25,000 or both, to knowingly transport regulated medical waste to an unpermitted facility, to knowingly transport, treat, store or dispose of regulated medical waste without, or in violation of, a permit, or to knowingly make a false statement on any documentation used for purposes of regulated medical waste compliance programs. The knowing transport, treatment, storage, disposal or export of regulated medical waste in violation of the Solid Waste Management Law or Solid Waste Management Board regulations by one who knows that he is placing another person in imminent danger of death or serious bodily injury is specified as a felony punishable by two to fifteen years in prison or a fine of up to $250,000, or both. Under this latter provision, a defendant who is not an individual may be fined the lesser of one million dollars or three times the economic benefit realized as a result of the offense. There is also a technical amendment.

Full text:
01/13/99  House: Presented & ordered printed 999239364  pdf
02/04/99  House: Committee substitute printed 999285106-H1  pdf

Status:
01/13/99  House: Presented & ordered printed 999239364
01/13/99  House: Referred to Committee on Conservation and Natural Resources
01/27/99  House: Assigned to C. N. R. sub-committee: 1
02/03/99  House: Reported from Cons. & Nat. Res. w/sub. (21-Y 0-N)
02/04/99  House: Committee substitute printed 999285106-H1
02/04/99  House: Read first time
02/05/99  House: Read second time
02/05/99  House: Committee substitute agreed to 999285106-H1
02/05/99  House: Engrossed by House - com. sub. 999285106-H1
02/06/99  House: Read third time and passed House (Block Vote) (100-Y 0-N)
02/06/99  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/06/99  House: Communicated to Senate
02/08/99  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/99  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/22/99  Senate: Failed to report (defeated) in A.C.& N.R. (2-Y 4-N 8-A)