N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 71-4407
Unlawful release of regulated medical waste in the second degree


A person is guilty of unlawful release of regulated medical waste in the second degree when such person:

1.

Knowingly or recklessly engages in conduct which causes the release to the environment of regulated medical waste which includes any quantity of regulated medical waste which is capable at the time of transport, or at any time thereafter, of causing disease, or physical injury; or

2.

Knowingly or recklessly engages in conduct constituting a single criminal transaction which causes the release to the environment of more than five hundred gallons or five thousand pounds, whichever is less, of regulated medical waste. Unlawful release of regulated medical waste in the second degree is a class E felony.

Source: Section 71-4407 — Unlawful release of regulated medical waste in the second degree, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/71-4407 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 71-4407’s source at nysenate​.gov

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