Rhode Island General Laws Title 23. Health and Safety

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  • Chapter 1. Department of Health
  • Chapter 1.1. Division of Occupational Health
  • Chapter 1.2. Division of Legal Services
  • Chapter 1.3. Radiation Control
  • Chapter 1.8. Commission on the Deaf and Hard-Of-Hearing
  • Chapter 1.10. Alcoholism
  • Chapter 1.11. Needlestick Safety and Injury Prevention Act
  • Chapter 2. Local Health Officers
  • Chapter 3. Vital Records
  • Chapter 4. Office of State Medical Examiners
  • Chapter 4.1. Emergency Medical Transportation Services
  • Chapter 4.5. Blood Bank Services
  • Chapter 4.6. Consent to Medical and Surgical Care
  • Chapter 4.7. Informed Consent for Abortion
  • Chapter 4.8. Spousal Notice for Abortion
  • Chapter 4.9. Retention of X-Rays
  • Chapter 4.10. Health Care Power of Attorney
  • Chapter 4.11. Rights of the Terminally Ill Act
  • Chapter 4.12. Partial Birth Abortion
  • Chapter 5. Reports of Disease and Disability
  • Chapter 5.1. Identification of Persons Suffering from Certain Disabilities
  • Chapter 6. Prevention and Suppression of Contagious Diseases
  • Chapter 6.1. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training Program in High Schools
  • Chapter 6.2. Public Access Defibrillation
  • Chapter 6.3. Prevention and Suppression of Contagious Diseases--HIV/Aids
  • Chapter 6.4. Life-Saving Allergy Medication - Stock Supply of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors - Emergency Administration
  • Chapter 7. Mosquito Abatement
  • Chapter 7.1. Rodent Control and Eradication
  • Chapter 8. Quarantine Generally
  • Chapter 9. Quarantine of Vessels
  • Chapter 10. Tuberculosis
  • Chapter 10.1. Emergency Commitment for Drug Intoxication
  • Chapter 11. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Chapter 12. Cancer
  • Chapter 12.1. Hemophilia Care Program
  • Chapter 12.5. New England Compact on Radiological Health Protection
  • Chapter 12.6. Ovarian Cancer Education, Detection, and Prevention
  • Chapter 12.7. The Breast Cancer Act
  • Chapter 12.8. The Firefighter Cancer Wellness Act
  • Chapter 12.9. Dense Breast Notification and Education
  • Chapter 13. Maternal and Child Health Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs
  • Chapter 13.1. The Safe Haven for Infants Act
  • Chapter 13.2. Nursing Working Mothers
  • Chapter 13.3. Birth Defects Surveillance and Information System
  • Chapter 13.4. Hazardous Chemicals--Contamination of Breast Milk and Environment
  • Chapter 13.5. Breastfeeding in Public Places
  • Chapter 13.6. Lactation Consultant Practice Act of 2014
  • Chapter 13.7. The Rhode Island Family Home-Visiting Act
  • Chapter 14. Childhood Disease Fund
  • Chapter 14.1. Health Professional Loan Repayment Program
  • Chapter 15. Determination of Need for New Health-Care Equipment and New Institutional Health Services
  • Chapter 16. Health Facilities Construction
  • Chapter 16.1. New England Health Services and Facilities Compact
  • Chapter 16.2. Laboratories
  • Chapter 16.4. Human Cloning
  • Chapter 17. Licensing of Health Care Facilities
  • Chapter 17.2. Accountability of Services to Patients of Nursing or Personal Care Homes
  • Chapter 17.3. Long-Term Care Coordinating Council
  • Chapter 17.4. Assisted Living Residence Licensing Act
  • Chapter 17.5. Rights of Nursing Home Patients
  • Chapter 17.6. Mobile Intensive Care Unit Program
  • Chapter 17.7.1. Licensing of Nursing Service Agencies
  • Chapter 17.8. Abuse in Health Care Facilities
  • Chapter 17.9. Registration of Nursing Assistants
  • Chapter 17.10. Administrative Penalties
  • Chapter 17.11. The Nursing Facilities Receivership Act
  • Chapter 17.12. Health Care Services--Utilization Review Act
  • Chapter 17.13. Health Care Accessibility and Quality Assurance Act
  • Chapter 17.14. The Hospital Conversions Act
  • Chapter 17.15. Long-Term Health Care Goals and Values
  • Chapter 17.16. Home Care Patient Rights
  • Chapter 17.17. Health Care Quality Program
  • Chapter 17.18. Health Plan Modification Act
  • Chapter 17.19. Immunization in Long Term Care Facilities
  • Chapter 17.20. Health Care Facilities Staffing
  • Chapter 17.21. The Rhode Island Patient Safety Act of 2008
  • Chapter 17.22. Healthy Rhode Island Reform Act of 2008
  • Chapter 17.23. Center for Health Professions
  • Chapter 17.24. the Adult Supportive Care Residence Act
  • Chapter 17.25. Distressed Essential Community Hospitals
  • Chapter 17.26. Comprehensive Discharge Planning
  • Chapter 17.27. Caregiver Advise, Record and Enable Act
  • Chapter 18. Cemeteries
  • Chapter 18.1. Disposition of Bodies to Be Buried with Public Funds
  • Chapter 18.2. Preservation and Care of Burial Places and Memorials for the Dead
  • Chapter 18.3. Advisory Commission on Historical Cemeteries
  • Chapter 18.6.1. Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act
  • Chapter 18.6.2. Rhode Island Public Education Advisory Council for Organ and Tissue Donation Registration
  • Chapter 18.7. Bone Marrow Donation
  • Chapter 18.8. Waste Recycling
  • Chapter 18.9. Refuse Disposal
  • Chapter 18.10. Prohibition of Products Containing Chlorofluorocarbons Products
  • Chapter 18.11. Promotion of Paper Bag Usage
  • Chapter 18.12. Beverage Container Recyclability
  • Chapter 18.13. Toxic Packaging Reduction Act
  • Chapter 18.15. Plastic Bottle and Container Labeling Act
  • Chapter 18.16. Newspaper Recyclability
  • Chapter 18.17. Used Cooking Oil Recycling
  • Chapter 19. Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation
  • Chapter 19.1. Hazardous Waste Management
  • Chapter 19.2. Local Health Regulations
  • Chapter 19.3.1. Residential Sanitary Sewer Connections
  • Chapter 19.4. Septage, Industrial Wastes and Waste Oil Pumping, Cleaning and Transportation
  • Chapter 19.5. Percolation Tests and Water Table Elevation Determinations
  • Chapter 19.6. Used Oil Recycling
  • Chapter 19.7. Hazardous Waste Management Facilities
  • Chapter 19.8. Hazardous Waste Cleanup
  • Chapter 19.9. Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact
  • Chapter 19.10. Hazardous Waste Reduction, Recycling, and Treatment Research and Demonstration Act of 1986
  • Chapter 19.11. Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal
  • Chapter 19.12. Generation--Transportation--Storage--Treatment--Management and Disposal of Regulated Medical Waste
  • Chapter 19.13. Gull Control Program
  • Chapter 19.14. Industrial Property Remediation and Reuse Act
  • Chapter 19.15. The Rhode Island Cesspool Act of 2007
  • Chapter 19.16. Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund
  • Chapter 20.5. Choke-Saving
  • Chapter 20.8. Licensing of Massage Therapists
  • Chapter 20.8.1. Registration of Music Therapists
  • Chapter 20.9. Smoking in Schools
  • Chapter 20.10. Public Health and Workplace Safety Act
  • Chapter 20.11. The Reduced Cigarette Ignition Propensity and Firefighter Protection Act
  • Chapter 20.12. Food Allergy Awareness in Food-Service Establishments
  • Chapter 21. Licensing of Recreational Facilities
  • Chapter 21.1. Sanitation Standards for Bathing Beaches
  • Chapter 22. Licensing of Swimming Pools
  • Chapter 22.5. Drowning Prevention and Lifesaving
  • Chapter 23. Air Pollution
  • Chapter 23.1. Air Pollution Episode Control
  • Chapter 23.5. Noxious Trades
  • Chapter 23.6. Air Quality in Ice Arenas
  • Chapter 23.7. Biodiesel Heating Oil Act of 2013
  • Chapter 24. Hazardous Substances
  • Chapter 24.1. Poison Prevention Packaging
  • Chapter 24.2. Flammable Fabrics
  • Chapter 24.3. Substances or Compounds Used as Sewerage System Cleaners
  • Chapter 24.4. Hazardous Substances Community Right to Know Act
  • Chapter 24.5. Asbestos Abatement
  • Chapter 24.6. Lead Poisoning Prevention Act
  • Chapter 24.7. Occupational Health--Lead Protection
  • Chapter 24.8. Mercury Fever Thermometers
  • Chapter 24.9. Mercury Reduction and Education Act
  • Chapter 24.10. Electronic Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling Act
  • Chapter 24.11. Comprehensive Children’s Jewelry Safety Act
  • Chapter 24.12. Proper Management of Unused Paint
  • Chapter 25. Pesticide Control
  • Chapter 25.2. Pesticide Relief Fund
  • Chapter 25.3. Marine Tributyltin Antifoulant Paints
  • Chapter 25.5. The Return or Exchange of Drugs Act
  • Chapter 26. Bedding and Upholstered Furniture
  • Chapter 27.3. State Building Code
  • Chapter 27.4. Interstate Compact on Industrialized/Modular Buildings
  • Chapter 28.01. Comprehensive Fire Safety Act
  • Chapter 28.1. Fire Safety Code--General Provisions
  • Chapter 28.2. Division of Fire Safety
  • Chapter 28.3. Fire Safety Code Board of Appeal and Review
  • Chapter 28.4. Safety and Health Programs for Fire Departments
  • Chapter 28.5. Inspection of Buildings
  • Chapter 28.6. Places of Assembly
  • Chapter 28.11. Fireworks and Pyrotechnics
  • Chapter 28.12. Schools
  • Chapter 28.13. Boarding Homes
  • Chapter 28.15. Child Day Care Centers
  • Chapter 28.19. Tents--Grandstands--Air-Supported Structures
  • Chapter 28.20. Storage and Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gas
  • Chapter 28.22. Flammable and Combustible Liquids
  • Chapter 28.25. Fire Alarm Systems
  • Chapter 28.28. Explosives
  • Chapter 28.36. Notification of Fire Fighters, Police Officers and Emergency Medical Technicians After Exposure to Infectious Diseases
  • Chapter 28.37. Vaccination of Firefighters to Prevent Hepatitis B
  • Chapter 29.1. Rehabilitation Building and Fire Code for Existing Buildings and Structures
  • Chapter 33. Elevators, Escalators, and Dumbwaiters
  • Chapter 34.1. Amusement Ride Safety Act
  • Chapter 37. Powers of Fire Companies
  • Chapter 38. Degradable Connectors and Non-Detachable Metal Openers for Beverage Containers
  • Chapter 39. Respiratory Care Act
  • Chapter 59. Continuing Care Provider Registration and Disclosure
  • Chapter 60. Battery Deposit and Control
  • Chapter 60.1. Dry Cell Battery Control
  • Chapter 61. Radon Control
  • Chapter 62. Truth in Food Disclosure Law
  • Chapter 63. Vehicle Tire Storage and Recycling
  • Chapter 64. Minority Health Promotion Act
  • Chapter 64.1. Commission for Health Advocacy and Equity
  • Chapter 65. Board of Certification of Operators of Public Water Supply Facilities
  • Chapter 66. Comprehensive Health Risk Assessments
  • Chapter 67. The Rhode Island Research and Treatment Fund for Uninsured and Underinsured Women Stricken with Cancer
  • Chapter 68. Tanning Facility Safety Standards Act
  • Chapter 69. New England Compact on Involuntary Detention for Tuberculosis Control
  • Chapter 70. Osteoporosis
  • Chapter 71. Tobacco Product Manufacturers' Escrow Funds
  • Chapter 72. Mercury in Fish Products
  • Chapter 73. Latex Gloves Safety Act
  • Chapter 74. Unlicensed Health Care Practices
  • Chapter 75. Children's Product Safety Act
  • Chapter 76. Vaccine Shortage Protection Act
  • Chapter 77. Healthcare Information Technology and Infrastructure Development Fund
  • Chapter 78. The Stroke Task Force
  • Chapter 78.1. Stroke Prevention and Treatment Act of 2009
  • Chapter 80. Safe Patient Handling Act of 2006
  • Chapter 81. Rhode Island Coordinated Health Planning Act of 2006
  • Chapter 82. Implementation of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Act
  • Chapter 83. The Umbilical Cord Blood Donation Notification Act
  • Chapter 84. The Rhode Island Climate Risk Reduction Act of 2010
  • Chapter 86. Women’s Cardiovascular Screening and Risk Reduction Pilot Program
  • Chapter 87. The Rhode Island Lupus Education and Awareness Plan
  • Chapter 88. Code Consistency Council
  • Chapter 89. The Rhode Island Palliative Care and Quality of Life Act
  • Chapter 90. Responsible Recycling, Reuse and Disposal of Mattresses
  • Chapter 91. Service Member Licensure
  • Chapter 92. Military Spouse Licensure
  • Chapter 93. Rhode Island Access to Medical Technology Innovation Act

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