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Title 18 : Health


(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 1652)
  • § 1652. State radiation control

    (a) The Department is the radiation control agency for the State of Vermont. The Commissioner may designate the Radiation Control Director within the Department as the individual who shall perform the functions vested in the Department by this chapter.

    (b) The Department shall, for the protection of the occupational and public health and safety, develop programs for the control of ionizing and nonionizing radiation compatible with federal programs for regulation of by-product, source, and special nuclear materials.

    (c) The Department may adopt, amend, and repeal rules under 3 V.S.A. chapter 25 that may provide for licensing and registration for the control of sources of ionizing radiation and that may provide for the control and regulation of sources of nonionizing radiation.

    (d) The Department shall advise, consult, and cooperate with other agencies of the State, the federal government, other states and interstate agencies, political subdivisions, industries, and with groups concerned with control of sources of ionizing and nonionizing radiation.

    (e) Applicants for registration of X-ray equipment shall pay an annual registration fee of $85.00 per piece of equipment.

    (f) Fees collected under this section shall be credited to a special fund established and managed pursuant to 32 V.S.A. chapter 7, subchapter 5 and shall be available to the Department to offset the costs of providing services relating to licensing and registration and controlling sources of ionizing radiation. (Added 1967, No. 27, § 2; amended 1977, No. 83, § 2; 2007, No. 76, § 11; 2009, No. 134 (Adj. Sess.), § 27; 2011, No. 128 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; 2015, No. 57, § 8; 2015, No. 82 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)