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Chapter 192

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  192.410.  Powers and duties of department. — The department of health and senior services shall:

  (1)  Develop comprehensive policies and programs for the evaluation and determination of hazards associated with the use of radiation and for their abatement or elimination;

  (2)  Employ, and, if necessary, train the personnel needed to carry out the provisions of sections 192.400 to 192.490;

  (3)  Advise, consult and cooperate with other agencies of this state, the federal government, other states, and interstate agencies, and with affected groups, political subdivisions and industries in furtherance of the purposes of sections 192.400 to 192.490;

  (4)  Accept and administer loans, grants or other funds or gifts from the federal government and from other sources, public or private, for carrying out any of its functions;

  (5)  Encourage, participate in or conduct studies, investigations, training, research and demonstrations relating to the control of radiation hazards, the measurement of radiation, the effects on health of exposure to radiation and related problems as it may deem necessary or advisable for the discharge of its duties under sections 192.400 to 192.490 or for the protection of public health;

  (6)  Collect and disseminate information relating to the determination and control of radiation exposure and hazards;

  (7)  Review and approve plans and specifications for radiation sources submitted pursuant to rules and regulations promulgated under sections 192.400 to 192.490;

  (8)  Inspect radiation sources, their shielding and immediate surroundings and records for the determination of any possible radiation hazard and may examine any records or memoranda pertaining to the question of radiation machines and the use of radioactive materials.


(L. 1963 p. 359 § 2, A.L. 2006 H.B. 1437 merged with S.B. 677)

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