relating to environment; providing for safe sharps management;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116.76, subdivision 18; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.
(1) discarded items that can induce subdermal inoculation of infectious agents, including needles, scalpel blades, pipettes, and other items derived from human or animal patient care, blood banks, laboratories, mortuaries, research facilities, and industrial operations; and
(2) discarded glass or rigid plastic vials containing infectious agents.
Presented to the governor April 29, 2010
Signed by the governor April 30, 2010, 2:28 p.m.