FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Burton Karen L
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

STERIS plc [ STE ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
VP, Controller & CAO
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O 70 SIR JOHN ROGERSON'S QUAY
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

2/11/2020
(Street)

DUBLIN, L2 2
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Ordinary Shares 2/11/2020  M  4040 A$45.34 11534 (1)D  
Ordinary Shares 2/11/2020  M  3400 A$53.52 14934 (1)D  
Ordinary Shares 2/11/2020  S  7440 (2)D$160.00 7494 (1)D  

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security3. Trans. Date3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4)10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4)11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
CodeV(A)(D)Date ExercisableExpiration DateTitleAmount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $45.34 2/11/2020  M     4040   (3)5/31/2023 Ordinary Shares 4040 $0.00 0 D  
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $53.52 2/11/2020  M     3400   (4)5/31/2024 Ordinary Shares 3400 $0.00 0 D  

Explanation of Responses:
(1) 6,572 of these ordinary shares are restricted. The restrictions on these ordinary shares lapse as follows: 1,220 on June 1, 2020; 3,000 on June 1, 2021; 1,332 on May 31, 2022; 765 on May 31, 2022 and 255 on May 31, 2023.
(2) This exercise of stock options and sale of a total of 7,440 ordinary shares is pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 Stock Trading Plan entered into by the Reporting Person on January 20, 2020.
(3) This option to purchase 4,040 STERIS ordinary shares, which is fully vested, was received in conjunction with the Redomiciliation of the entity organized under the laws of the U.K. and formerly named STERIS plc ("Old STERIS") in exchange for an option to purchase 4,040 Old STERIS ordinary shares for $45.34 per share, subject to the same terms and conditions as the original Old STERIS stock option, except as otherwise required by law.
(4) This option to purchase 3,400 STERIS ordinary shares, which is fully vested, was received in conjunction with the Redomiciliation of the entity organized under the laws of the U.K. and formerly named STERIS plc ("Old STERIS") in exchange for an option to purchase 3,400 Old STERIS ordinary shares for $53.52 per share, subject to the same terms and conditions as the original Old STERIS stock option, except as otherwise required by law.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director10% OwnerOfficerOther
Burton Karen L
C/O 70 SIR JOHN ROGERSON'S QUAY
DUBLIN, L2 2


VP, Controller & CAO

Signatures
/s/ Ronald E. Snyder, Authorized Representative under Power of Attorney2/13/2020
**Signature of Reporting PersonDate

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