(1) The department may provide by rule for general or specific licensing of persons
to receive, possess, or transfer radioactive materials and devices or equipment utilizing
such materials. The rules shall provide for amendment, suspension, or revocation of licenses pursuant
to 50-79-401 and 50-79-403.
(2) Each application for a specific license shall be in writing and shall state such
information as the department by rule may determine to be necessary to decide the
technical, insurance, and financial qualifications or any other qualification of the
applicant as the department considers reasonable and necessary to protect the occupational
and public health and safety. The department may, at any time after the filing of the application and before the
expiration of the license, require further written statements and may make such inspections
as the department considers necessary in order to determine whether the license should
be granted, denied, modified, suspended, or revoked. All applications and statements shall be signed by the applicant or licensee. The department may require an application or statement to be made under oath or affirmation.
(3) Each license shall be in such form and contain such terms and conditions as the
department may by rule prescribe.
(4) No license issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and no right to possess
or utilize sources of ionizing radiation granted by any license may be assigned or
in any manner disposed of.
(5) The terms and conditions of all licenses shall be subject to amendment, revision,
or modification by rules or orders issued in accordance with the provisions of this
(6) The department may require registration and inspection of persons dealing with
sources of ionizing radiation which do not require a specific license and may require
compliance with specific safety standards to be promulgated by the department.
(7) The department is authorized to exempt certain users from the licensing or registration
requirements set forth in this section when the department makes a finding that the
exemption of the users will not constitute a significant risk to the health and safety
of the public.
(8) Rules promulgated pursuant to this chapter may provide for recognition of such
other state or federal licenses as the department considers desirable, subject to
such registration requirements as the department prescribes.
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