2016 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title X - PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 142-A - MOSQUITO CONTROL POLICY FOR STATE AGENCIES
Section 142-A:1 - Definitions.
I. "Best available science'' means findings of fact carefully and impartially derived from the application of the scientific method and based upon all of the available information, published and unpublished alike. Best available science does not require that state agencies have all of the data or perfect data before reaching a decision.
II. "Best medical and public health practice'' means programs, interventions, treatments, or policies that through experience and experiment have been evaluated and shown to be generally applicable to reducing the risk of human-acquired arboviral illness.
III. "Best management practices'' mean techniques, methods, processes, or activities that through experience and best available science have proven to be the most effective and practical means of managing mosquito populations, while minimizing adverse impacts.
IV. "Commissioner'' means the commissioner of the department of health and human services.
V. "Department'' means the department of health and human services.
Source. 2008, 290:2, eff. June 27, 2008.
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