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65-129f.Tuberculosis prevention and control for certain students; rules and regulations; prevention and control plan. (a) The secretary of health and environment is hereby authorized and directed to adopt rules and regulations establishing guidelines for a tuberculosis prevention and control plan for any postsecondary educational institution. The tuberculosis prevention and control plan shall be designed to reduce the risk of tuberculosis transmission and shall be based on the recommendations by the American thoracic society, the centers for disease control and prevention and the infectious diseases society of America. These rules and regulations shall be in compliance with the best practice standards as recommended by the division of tuberculosis elimination of the centers for disease control and prevention.

(b) Each postsecondary educational institution shall develop and implement a tuberculosis prevention and control plan with assistance of the department of health and environment. Each postsecondary educational institution shall designate a person who is responsible for the oversight and implementation of the plan. Such person shall maintain the records created or collected in accordance with this section for at least five years and allow the department of health and environment to review and inspect the records upon request.

History: L. 2010, ch. 118, § 2; Apr. 29.



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