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State Legislation on Needle Safety

 

Updated 06/20/02



States that have passed needlestick prevention
legislation, in chronological order:


 

 

 

 

State

Bill Number

Date Signed into Law

 

California

AB1208

9/98

 

Tennessee

SB 1023

3/99

 

Maryland

HB 287, HB 360

5/99

 

Texas

HB 2085

6/99

 

New Jersey

AB 3546

1/00

 

West Virginia

HB 4298

4/3/00

 

Minnesota

SB 2397/SB 1202

4/10/00 & 4/18/00

 

Maine

HB 1532

4/14/00

 

Georgia

HB 1448

4/20/00

 

Iowa

SB 2302

4/25/00

 

New Hampshire

HB 1244

5/26/00

 

Alaska

SB 261

6/01/00

 

Connecticut

HB 5911

6/01/00

 

Oklahoma

HB 2139

6/05/00

 

Ohio

SB 183

7/6/00

 

Massachusetts

HB 5394

8/17/00

 

New York

A. 7144 & SB 8126

11/01/00

 

Arkansas

HB 1356

2/27/01

 

Missouri

SB 266

7/12/01

 

Rhode Island

HB 5906/HB 6311

7/13/01

 

Pennsylvania

HB 454

12/01

 


TOTAL = 21

For detailed descriptions of individual state laws, click here