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144.74 RULES, STANDARDS.
The state commissioner of health is authorized to adopt and enforce such reasonable
rules and standards as the commissioner determines necessary to protect the health and safety
of persons in attendance at youth camps. Such rules and standards may include reasonable
restrictions and limitations on the following:
(1) Camp sites and buildings, including location, layout, lighting, ventilation, heating,
plumbing, drainage and sleeping quarters;
(2) Sanitary facilities, including water supply, toilet and shower facilities, sewage and excreta
disposal, waste and garbage disposal, and the control of insects and rodents, and
(3) Food service, including storage, refrigeration, sanitary preparation and handling of food,
the cleanliness of kitchens and the proper functioning of equipment.
History: 1951 c 285 s 4; 1977 c 305 s 45; 1985 c 248 s 70; 1986 c 444; 1996 c 451 art 4 s 13