Hazardous Substances

ORS 453.675
State assumption of federal responsibility for radiation sources

  • effect of federal licenses


When in the opinion of the Governor, such agreements will promote public health and safety and assist in the peaceful uses of radiation sources, the Governor on behalf of this state shall enter into agreements with the federal government providing for discontinuance of certain of the federal government’s responsibilities with respect to radiation sources and the assumption thereof by this state.


When a person immediately before the effective date of an agreement under subsection (1) of this section has a license from the federal government to do anything which relates to by-product material, source material or special nuclear material and which on the effective date of the agreement is subject to the control of this state, the person shall be considered to have a like license under ORS 453.605 (Definitions for ORS 453.605 to 453.800) to 453.800 (X-ray Machine Inspection Account) until the expiration date specified in the license from the federal government or until the end of the 90th day after the person receives notice from the Oregon Health Authority that the license will be considered expired, whichever is earlier. [1961 c.664 §7; 2009 c.595 §903]
§§ 453.605 to 453.755

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of the Board of Health to require licensing for persons operating a machine or device containing a source of radiation, (1972) Vol 36, p 280


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Jun. 26, 2021