§ 23-19.1-17.2 Sampling and disposition of hazardous waste.
Hazardous waste which has been seized or which is in the possession of law enforcement authorities and which may be used in a criminal prosecution may be destroyed or disposed of as provided in this section:
(1) There shall be kept a full and complete record of all hazardous waste received or seized showing the exact kinds, quantities, and forms of the waste, the person(s) from whom received or seized and/or place(s) from which taken or seized, and the person(s) to whom delivered; pursuant to what authority received, seized, delivered, or disposed and the dates of all these occurrences; which record shall be open to inspection by all federal or state officers charged with enforcement of this title or with federal laws applicable to hazardous waste.
(2) Prior to disposal or destruction of the hazardous waste, the department shall take and properly store representative samples of the waste, whenever practicable and safe, until the time as the criminal case is resolved.
(P.L. 1986, ch. 153, § 2; P.L. 1993, ch. 150, § 2.)