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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 481. Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations

12VAC5-481-1560. Reciprocity.

A. All reciprocal recognition of licenses and registrations by the agency will be granted in accordance with Part III (12VAC5-481-380 et seq.) of this chapter.

B. Reciprocal recognition by the agency of an individual radiographer certification will be granted provided that:

1. The individual holds a valid certification in the appropriate category issued by a certifying entity, as defined in 12VAC5-481-10;

2. The requirements and procedures of the certifying entity issuing the certification affords the same or comparable certification standards as those afforded by 12VAC5-481-1320 A;

3. The applicant presents the certification to the agency prior to entry into the state; and

4. No escalated enforcement action is pending with the NRC or in any other agreement state.

C. Certified individuals who are granted reciprocity by the agency shall maintain the certification upon which the reciprocal recognition was granted, or prior to the expiration of such certification, shall meet the requirements of 12VAC5-481-1320 A.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 25, eff. September 20, 2006; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 18, eff. June 12, 2008.

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