(420 ILCS 40/12) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 210-12)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2021)
    Sec. 12. State licensure of the use, manufacture or distribution of radioactive materials or devices or equipment utilizing or producing such materials not regulated by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Except as otherwise provided in this Act, no person shall utilize, manufacture, or distribute radioactive materials or devices or equipment utilizing or producing such materials in this State with the exception of those materials or devices regulated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, without first securing a license. After public hearing, the Agency shall adopt rules and regulations for:
        (1) The issuance of licenses;
        (2) The utilization, manufacture and distribution of
    
such radioactive materials or devices or equipment utilizing or producing such materials; and
        (3) The amendment, suspension or revocation of
    
licenses.
    The Agency may, by rule and regulation, exempt certain sources of radiation or kinds of radiation or users from the licensure and fee requirements of this Section when the Department makes a finding that such exemption will not constitute a significant risk to the health and safety of the public. State, county, and municipal governmental agencies and educational institutions shall be subject to licensure, but are exempt from fee requirements of this Section.
    Applications for licenses shall be made upon forms prescribed and furnished by the Agency and shall be accompanied by the fees provided herein. Licenses shall expire according to a schedule determined by the Agency.
    Application and license fees shall be set by rule of the Agency.
    This Section shall not apply to any x-ray machine including those located in an office of a licensed physician or dentist.
(Source: P.A. 94-104, eff. 7-1-05.)