WAC 246-232-050: Terms and conditions of licenses

Link to law: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=246-232-050
Published: 2015

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Terms and conditions of licenses.









(1) Each license issued pursuant to this part shall be subject to all the provisions of the act, as now or hereafter in effect, and to all rules, regulations, and orders of the department.
(2) No license issued or granted under chapters 246-232, 246-233, or 246-235 WAC and no right to possess or use radioactive material granted by any license issued pursuant to chapters 246-233 and 246-235 WAC shall be transferred, assigned, or in any manner disposed, either voluntarily or involuntarily, directly or indirectly, through transfer of control of any license to any person unless the department shall, after securing full information, find that the transfer is in accordance with the provisions of the act, and gives its consent in writing.
(3) Each person licensed by the department pursuant to chapters 246-233 and 246-235 WAC shall confine use and possession of the material licensed to the locations and purposes authorized by the license.
(4) Approval of licensee's procedures by the department does not release the licensee from responsibility if adherence to these procedures results in undue exposure to individuals or loss of control of radioactive material.
(5) Each specific licensee must notify the department of health, office of radiation protection, in writing, immediately following the filing of a voluntary or involuntary petition for bankruptcy under any chapter of Title 11 (Bankruptcy) of the United States Code by or against:
(a) The licensee;
(b) An entity (as the term is defined in 11 U.S.C. 101(15)) controlling the licensee or listing the license or licensee as property of the estate; or
(c) An affiliate (as the term is defined in 11 U.S.C. 101(2)) of the licensee.
(6) The specific licensee's bankruptcy notification must include:
(a) The bankruptcy court in which the petition for bankruptcy was filed;
(b) The date of the filing of the petition;
(c) A complete and detailed inventory of all radioactive material possessed under the license including nuclide, form, activity and planned disposition;
(d) An estimation of the type and quantities of radioactive material the licensee plans to continue to receive or use on a routine basis;
(e) A description of security and storage for the radioactive material currently possessed;
(f) A plan for radioactive waste disposal, the estimated completion date(s), and the cost;
(g) An evaluation of facility and equipment contamination, estimate of clean-up costs, and a decontamination plan which includes a thorough description of how the cleanup will be funded and how it will be accomplished;
(h) An organizational chart specifying sole owners, partnerships, or officers in the corporation who have legal and fiscal responsibilities for the licensee;
(i) A description of any other changes affecting the terms and conditions of the radioactive materials license.
(7) Each specific licensee must notify the department within five working days if any items in subsection (6) of this section change during bankruptcy proceedings.
(8) The department will consider clean-up costs as part of the licensee's administrative costs if decontamination is necessary to comply with these regulations;
(9) Each general licensee required to register by WAC 246-233-020 (3)(k) must notify the department of health, radiation protection, in writing, immediately following the filing of a voluntary or involuntary petition for bankruptcy under any chapter of Title 11 (Bankruptcy) of the United States Code by or against:
(a) The licensee;
(b) An entity (as that term is defined in 11 U.S.C. 101(15)) controlling the licensee or listing the license or licensee as property of the estate; or
(c) An affiliate (as that term is defined in 11 U.S.C. 101(2)) of the licensee.
(10) The general licensee's bankruptcy notification must include:
(a) The bankruptcy court in which the petition for bankruptcy was filed; and
(b) The date of the filing of the petition.
(11) For the purposes of this section, "affiliate" means:
(a) A person as defined in WAC 246-220-010 that directly or indirectly owns, controls, or holds with power to vote, twenty percent or more of the outstanding voting securities of the licensee (unless that person holds such securities (i) in a fiduciary or agency capacity without sole discretionary power to vote such securities, or (ii) solely to secure a debt, if such person has not in fact exercised such power to vote);
(b) A corporation, twenty percent or more of whose outstanding voting securities are directly or indirectly owned, controlled, or held with power to vote, by the licensee;
(c) A person whose business is operated under a lease or operating agreement by a licensee, or person substantially all of whose property is operated under an operating agreement with the licensee; or
(d) A person that operates the business or substantially all of the property of the licensee under a lease or operating agreement.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050. WSR 13-24-025, § 246-232-050, filed 11/22/13, effective 12/23/13; WSR 04-04-055, § 246-232-050, filed 1/30/04, effective 3/1/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050 and 70.98.080. WSR 92-06-008 (Order 245), § 246-232-050, filed 2/21/92, effective 3/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-232-050, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.080. WSR 87-01-031 (Order 2450), § 402-19-300, filed 12/11/86; WSR 83-19-050 (Order 2026), § 402-19-300, filed 9/16/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050. WSR 81-01-011 (Order 1570), § 402-19-300, filed 12/8/80. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.080. WSR 79-12-073 (Order 1459), § 402-19-300, filed 11/30/79, effective 1/1/80.]