1.1.................... moves to amend S.F. No. 1323, the first unofficial engrossment, as
1.3Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

1.4    "Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116.76, subdivision 18, is amended to
1.6    Subd. 18. Sharps. "Sharps" means:
1.7(1) discarded items that can induce subdermal inoculation of infectious agents,
1.8including needles, lancets, scalpel blades, pipettes, and other items derived from human
1.9or animal patient care, blood banks, laboratories, mortuaries, research facilities, and
1.10industrial operations; and
1.11(2) discarded glass or rigid plastic vials containing infectious agents.

1.12    Sec. 2. [116.835] SAFE SHARPS MANAGEMENT.
1.13(a) A pharmaceutical manufacturer that sells or distributes a medication in
1.14Minnesota that is usually intended to be self-injected in a home resulting in the generation
1.15of sharps shall, on or before July 1, 2011, and annually thereafter, submit to the Pollution
1.16Control Agency a plan that describes how the manufacturer supports the safe collection
1.17and proper disposal of the sharps.
1.18(b) The plan required under paragraph (a) shall include, at a minimum, a description
1.19of the actions, if any, taken by the manufacturer to do the following:
1.20(1) provide for the safe collection and proper disposal of sharps;
1.21(2) educate consumers about safe management and collection opportunities; and
1.22(3) support efforts by retailers, pharmaceutical distributors, manufacturers of sharps,
1.23local governments, health care organizations, public health officers, solid waste service
1.24providers, and other groups with interest in protecting public health and safety through the
1.25sale, collection, and proper disposal of sharps.
2.1(c) The manufacturer must post and maintain a copy of the plans required under
2.2paragraph (a) on its Web site.
2.3(d) The commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency must post and maintain
2.4copies of plans submitted by manufacturers on the Pollution Control Agency Web site.
2.5(e) For purposes of this section, "sharps" has the meaning given in section 116.76,
2.6subdivision 18.
2.7EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective January 1, 2011."
2.8Amend the title accordingly