902 KAR 100:005. General applicability

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/902/100/005.htm
Published: 2015

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      902 KAR 100:005.

General applicability.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS

211.842-211.852, 211.990(4)

      STATUTORY

AUTHORITY: KRS 194.050, 211.090, 211.844

      NECESSITY,

FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: The Cabinet for Human Resources is authorized by KRS

211.844 to provide by regulation for the registration and licensing of the

possession or use of sources of ionizing or electronic product radiation and to

regulate the handling and disposal of radioactive waste. This administrative

regulation specifies the general applicability of the Cabinet for Human

Resources' radiation administrative regulations.

 

      Section 1.

General Applicability of State Radiation Administrative Regulations. The

Cabinet for Human Resources' radiation administrative regulations shall apply

to the possession and use of sources of ionizing and electronic product

radiation in Kentucky and to the handling and disposal of radioactive waste in

Kentucky except if exclusive jurisdiction has been retained by the United

States Nuclear Regulatory Commission as authorized by applicable federal laws

and regulations. The cabinet's radiation administrative regulations shall not

be interpreted as limiting the exposure of patients to radiation by licensed

state practitioners of the healing arts who are authorized by virtue of their

license to use sources of radiation, or by qualified individuals acting under

their direction. The classification and certification of operators of sources

of radiation as provided by KRS 211.870, 211.890, and 211.993 are not included

within the scope of these administrative regulations. (1 Ky.R. 380; eff.

2-5-75; Am. 2 Ky.R. 477; eff. 4-14-76; 12 Ky.R. 978; eff. 1-3-86; 18 Ky.R.

1473; eff. 1-10-92.)