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Bill Detail: HB19-1027

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Title Clean Syringe Exchange Environmental Impact Report
Status House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Postpone Indefinitely (01/23/2019)
Bill Subjects
  • Public Health
House Sponsors S. Beckman (R)
Senate Sponsors
House Committee Public Health Care and Human Services
Senate Committee
Date Introduced 01/04/2019
Description

The bill requires an agency or nonprofit organization operating a
clean syringe exchange program to submit an annual environmental
impact mitigation plan (plan) to its county or district board of health
detailing:
  • The number of syringes received from clean syringe
exchange program participants in the previous calendar

year;
  • The number of syringes given to clean syringe exchange
program participants in the previous calendar year;
  • The agency's or nonprofit organization's plan to minimize
the number of syringes near the clean syringe exchange
program location that have not been disposed of safely; and
  • The agency's or nonprofit organization's plan to minimize
the environmental impacts of unsafe or improper syringe
disposal.
The county or district must forward the plan to the department of
public health and environment (department). The department must
compile the information received from all county and district boards of
health and report the information to the general assembly during the
department's State Measurement for Accountable, Responsive, and
Transparent (SMART) Government Act hearing.

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