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April 18, 2002
Introduced by Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee
S. Printed 4/18/02--H.
Read the first time April 18, 2002.
TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, RELATING TO INFECTIOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 2715, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The regulations of the Department of Health and Environmental Control, relating to Infectious Waste Management Regulations, designated as Regulation Document Number 2715, and submitted to the General Assembly pursuant to the provisions of Article 1, Chapter 23, Title 1 of the 1976 Code, are approved.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
The purpose of this amendment is to: (1) Amend Regulation 61-105 by deleting the language under Section DD, Fees Section, that states generators and transporters must pay a $25.00 processing fee. (2) Simplify registration requirements, small and regular generators must register every 3 years with the department. (3) Develop updated infectious waste standards for generators, transporters, transfer stations, and treatment facilities.
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