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SB-212 Medical waste.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 02/01/2017 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill No. 212


Introduced by Senator Jackson

February 01, 2017


An act to add Section 117670.1 to the Health and Safety Code, relating to medical waste.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 212, as introduced, Jackson. Medical waste.
Existing law, the Medical Waste Management Act, administered by the State Department of Public Health, regulates the management and handling of medical waste, as defined.
This bill add to the act a definition of “home-generated pharmaceutical waste” as a prescription or over-the-counter human or veterinary home-generated pharmaceutical that is waste and is derived from a household, including, but not limited to, a multifamily residence or household.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 117670.1 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

117670.1.
 “Home-generated pharmaceutical waste” means a prescription or over-the-counter human or veterinary home-generated pharmaceutical, as defined in Section 109925 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended (21 U.S.C.A. Sec. 321(g)(1)), that is a waste, as defined in Section 25124, derived from a household, including, but not limited to, a multifamily residence or household.