TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-19
Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation

SECTION 23-19-13.2


§ 23-19-13.2 Disposal of infectious and pathological waste.

(a) No resource recovery system or facility made available by the corporation shall accept or burn any infectious or human or animal pathological waste from any hospital, clinic, medical laboratory, nursing home, medical examiner, or teaching hospital. Any facility violating this provision shall be fined not less than two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) nor more than five thousand dollars ($5,000). The fine shall be paid to the city or town in which the facility is located.

(b) Any person who shall knowingly and willfully perform any act or shall conspire with any person, hospital, clinic, medical laboratory, medical examiner, or teaching hospital to perform any act in violation of the provisions of this section shall be fined not less than two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) nor more than five thousand dollars ($5,000).

History of Section.
(P.L. 1985, ch. 453, § 1; P.L. 1988, ch. 587, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 241, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 244, § 1.)