(420 ILCS 40/12)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 210-12)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2021)
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
The Agency may, by rule and regulation, exempt certain
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