Bioterrorism, Public Health and the Law 
Law 801: Health Care Law Seminar
Professor Vernellia R. Randall

OH ST 3701-35 Regulations


Lesson Schedule
00: Intro to the Course
01: Intro to the Problem
02: Public Health System
03: Real Threat?
04: Public Health Law
05: Disease-Reporting
06: Quarantine
07: Model Act
08: Military Presence
09: Health Law Revisited



Every regulation, adopted by the public health council, shall state the date on which it takes effect, and a copy thereof, signed by the secretary of the council, shall be filed in the office of the secretary of state, and a copy thereof shall be sent by the director of health to each board of health of a general or a city health district, health officer, or person performing the duties of health officer, within the state, and shall be published in such manner as the council may determine. Every provision of the sanitary code shall apply to and be effective in all portions of the state.



Constitutional issues 1 Enforcement 2 1. Constitutional issues

GC 1232 (RC 3701.02), GC 1234 (RC 3701.33), GC 1235 (RC 3701.34), and GC 1236 (RC 3701.35), which create a state department of health, a public council, and authorize such public council to make and amend sanitary regulations of general application throughout the state and to provide for the certification, publication, and enforcement of such regulations are lawful and a valid exercise of legislative power; thus, a sanitary code, which authorizes the quarantine, examination, and detention of persons reasonably suspected of having a venereal disease for the protection of public health, does not violate O Const Art I 5 or violate GC 13031-17 (former RC 2905.28). Ex parte Company (Ohio 1922) 106 Ohio St. 50, 139 N.E. 204, 1 Ohio Law Abs. 10, 20 Ohio Law Rep. 426.

2. Enforcement

Defendant will be restrained from discharging sewage into a covered drain in a city, which had been built to take the place of a natural stream, where its use as a sewer had been abandoned, since such use is forbidden by the sanitary code, GC 112 (Repealed), promulgated under authority of GC 1235 et seq. (RC 3701.34) and given the authority of law by this section. Frank Tea & Spice Co. v. L. Schreiber & Sons Co. (Hamilton 1925) 20 Ohio App. 119, 151 N.E. 801, 4 Ohio Law Abs. 534.

R.C. 3701.35

OH ST 3701.35

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