H.R.5225 - Health Waste Anti-Dumping Act of 1988100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hughes, William J. [D-NJ-2] (Introduced 08/11/1988)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary | Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/30/1988 Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5225 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/11/1988)
Health Waste Anti-Dumping Act of 1988 - Amends the Federal criminal code to establish criminal penalties for knowingly and without lawful authority dumping any health care facility waste: (1) upon the high seas or any waters within the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United States; or (2) in any other place within the United States if interstate or foreign commerce is affected.
Provides for forfeiture of property of violators.
Includes wastes of veterinary services and laboratory services under the prohibition.