§ 23-19.12-2 Declaration of purpose.
The purpose of this chapter is to ensure the public health and quality of the
environment of the state by vesting in the department of environmental
management the power necessary to regulate and license persons and other legal
entities engaged in the generation, transportation, storage, treatment,
management, and disposal of regulated medical waste.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 497, § 1.)