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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5348

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 650

   

Referred to Committee on GENERAL LAW

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. HURLBURT, 53rd Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING CERTIFICATION FOR PERSONS WHO DECONTAMINATE SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That title 20 of the general statutes be amended to require the Commissioner of Consumer Protection to issue a certification for technicians who decontaminate surgical instruments and other health care equipment.

Statement of Purpose:

To reduce the number of persons effected by cross-contamination and infection in surgical settings.