(420 ILCS 40/3) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 210-3)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2021)
    Sec. 3. Purpose. It is the purpose of this Act to effectuate the policies set forth in Section 2 by providing for:
        (1) a program of effective regulation of radiation
sources for the protection of human health, welfare and safety;
        (2) a program to promote an orderly regulatory
pattern within the State, among the States and between the Federal Government and the State and facilitate intergovernmental cooperation with respect to use and regulation of sources of ionizing radiation to the end that duplication of regulation may be minimized;
        (3) a program to establish procedures for assumption
and performance of certain regulatory responsibilities with respect to by-product, source and special nuclear materials;
        (4) a program to permit maximum utilization of
sources of ionizing radiation consistent with the health and safety of the public; and
        (5) a cost-effective remediation that is protective
of the public health of the sites designated as the Ottawa radiation sites on the National Priorities List under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as amended.
(Source: P.A. 92-387, eff. 8-16-01.)