H.R.215 - To require the Environmental Protection Agency to conduct research on the management of infectious medical wastes.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Roe, Robert A. [D-NJ-8] (Introduced 01/03/1991)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Science, Space and Technology|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/11/1991 Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation and Hazardous Materials. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.215 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/1991)
Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to develop a research program to: (1) assess the sources, amounts, composition, and disposal of infectious medical wastes; (2) determine the hazard to public health of such wastes; (3) compare incineration processes, autoclaving, and other disposal technologies; and (4) assess the status of U.S. medical waste management practices.
Authorizes appropriations through FY 1995 to carry out this Act.