The Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988 was a United States federal law concerning the illegal dumping of body tissues, blood wastes and other contaminated biological materials. It established heavy penalties for knowingly endangering life through noncompliance. The law expired in 1991.

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  • The Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988 was a United States federal law concerning the illegal dumping of body tissues, blood wastes and other contaminated biological materials. It established heavy penalties for knowingly endangering life through noncompliance. The law expired in 1991. (en)
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  • House (en)
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  • 1988-10-12 (xsd:date)
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  • agreed voice vote (en)
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  • MWTA, IWRA (en)
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  • 1988-11-01 (xsd:date)
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  • 100 (xsd:integer)
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  • Thomas Luken (en)
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  • 1987-10-20 (xsd:date)
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  • House (en)
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  • An Act to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to promulgate regulations on the management of infectious waste. (en)
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  • Infectious Waste Regulation Act of 1987 (en)
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  • Solid Waste Disposal Act Amendment (en)
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  • House (en)
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  • 1988-10-06 (xsd:date)
  • 1988-10-07 (xsd:date)
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  • passed voice vote (en)
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  • § 6901 et seq. (en)
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  • § 6992 et seq. (en)
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  • Medical Waste Tracking Act (en)
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  • 1988-11-01 (xsd:date)
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  • The Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988 was a United States federal law concerning the illegal dumping of body tissues, blood wastes and other contaminated biological materials. It established heavy penalties for knowingly endangering life through noncompliance. The law expired in 1991. (en)
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  • Medical Waste Tracking Act (en)
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