Current as of: 2009IC 16-41-3-1
Rules; procedures; notice
Sec. 1. (a) The state department may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 concerning the compilation for statistical purposes of information collected under IC 16-41-2.
(b) The state department shall adopt procedures to gather, monitor, and tabulate case reports of incidents involving dangerous communicable diseases or unnatural outbreaks of diseases known or suspected to be used as weapons. The state department shall specifically engage in medical surveillance, tabulation, and reporting of confirmed or suspected cases set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the United States Public Health Service of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
(c) The state department shall notify the:
(1) department of homeland security;
(2) Indiana State Police; and
(3) county health department and local law enforcement agency having jurisdiction of each unnatural outbreak or reported case described in subsection (b);
as soon as possible after the state department receives a report under subsection (b). Notification under this subsection must be made not more than twenty-four (24) hours after receiving a report.
As added by P.L.2-1993, SEC.24. Amended by P.L.156-2001, SEC.4; P.L.1-2006, SEC.304.
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