TITLE 32: ENERGY
CHAPTER II: ILLINOIS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
SUBCHAPTER b: RADIATION PROTECTION
PART 410 REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS FOR DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING SPECIALISTS AND THERAPEUTIC RADIOLOGICAL PHYSICISTS
SECTION 410.30 APPROVAL OF APPLICATION AND APPLICATION/REGISTRATION FEES
Section 410.30 Approval of Application and Application/Registration Fees
a) An applicant for approval by the Agency as a diagnostic imaging specialist and/or therapeutic radiological physicist shall submit a complete and legible application on a form prescribed and furnished by the Agency. Each applicant shall pay an application fee of $200 that will serve as a registration fee for the remainder of the calendar year. The application fee is non-refundable.
b) Upon initial application to the Agency, and as a condition for approval as a diagnostic imaging specialist and/or a therapeutic radiological physicist, an applicant shall submit verification of access to instruments that will enable the individual to perform measurements and tests in accordance with Agency standards.
c) The Agency shall provide written notification to the applicant concerning the status of the application within 4 weeks after receipt of the application and required fee. If approval is granted, the applicant shall receive a "Notice of Approval" and the individual's name and address shall be entered in the record of persons approved as diagnostic imaging specialists and/or as therapeutic radiological physicists.
d) Individuals approved by the Agency as diagnostic imaging specialists and/or as therapeutic radiological physicists shall continue to remain approved unless approval is removed for cause pursuant to this Part.
e) All approved diagnostic imaging specialists and/or therapeutic radiological physicists shall pay an annual non-refundable registration fee of $150. The fee shall be due and payable within 60 days after the date of billing. Failure to remit the appropriate registration fee after 60 days shall cause the Agency to remove the individual's name from the record specified in subsection (c) of this Section. If an individual's name is removed from this record, the Agency shall not accept radiation machine evaluations or the establishment and oversight of equipment-related quality assurance practices performed on or after the date the individual's name was removed.
f) If an individual's name has been removed from the record of approved diagnostic imaging specialists and/or therapeutic radiological physicists due solely to nonpayment of the fee prescribed in this Section, that individual's name shall be reinstated automatically upon payment of and receipt by the Agency of the prescribed fee.
g) If the registration of a diagnostic imaging specialist or therapeutic radiological physicist has been revoked pursuant to Section 410.35 of this Part, the Agency shall consider the petition for reinstatement and the reasons for revocation before approving a new application.
(Source: Amended at 33 Ill. Reg. 2245, effective January 23, 2009)