S1120 GENERAL BILL by Hill
Access Program for Sterile Syringes; requires DOH to authorize
municipality to establish access program for sterile syringes;
authorizes municipality to contract with certain entities to operate
access program; provides that possession of hypodermic syringe or needle
by participant in access program does not constitute criminal offense;
requires DEP & DOH to prepare & adopt sharps-disposal component;
requires both departments to adopt rules, etc. Amends 403.703.
APPROPRIATION: $10,000,000. EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/2006.
12/08/05 SENATE Filed
01/11/06 SENATE Referred to Health Care; Community Affairs; Environmental
Preservation; Health and Human Services Appropriations; Ways
03/07/06 SENATE Introduced, referred to Health Care; Community Affairs;
Environmental Preservation; Health and Human Services
Appropriations; Ways and Means -SJ 00107
05/05/06 SENATE Died in Committee on Health Care