1. Any person having tuberculosis who shall dispose of his sputum, saliva or other
bodily secretion or excretion so as to cause offense or danger to any person or persons
occupying the same room or apartment, house, or part of a house, shall on complaint
of any person or persons subjected to such offense or danger, be deemed guilty of
a nuisance and any persons subjected to such a nuisance may make complaint in person
or writing to the health officer of the local health district where the nuisance complained
of is committed.
2. It shall be the duty of the local health officer receiving such complaint to investigate
and if it appears that the nuisance complained of is such as to cause offense or danger
to any person occupying the same room, apartment, house or part of a house, he shall
serve a notice upon the person so complained of, reciting the alleged cause of offense
or danger and requiring him to dispose of his sputum, saliva or other bodily secretion
or excretion in such a manner as to remove all reasonable cause of offense or danger.
3. Any person failing or refusing to comply with orders or regulations of the local
health officer requiring him to cease to commit such nuisance, shall be deemed guilty
of a misdemeanor and on conviction thereof shall be fined not more than ten dollars.
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