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

12VAC5-481-360. Reciprocal recognition of out-of-state radiation machines.

A. Whenever any radiation machine is to be brought into the state, for any temporary use, the person proposing to bring such machine into the state shall give written notice to the agency at least two working days before such machine is to be used in the state. The notice shall include:

1. The type of radiation machine;

2. The nature, duration, and scope of use;

3. The exact location(s) where the radiation machine is to be used; and

4. States in which this machine is registered.

B. If, for a specific case, the two-working-day period would impose an undue hardship on the person, upon application to the agency, permission to proceed sooner may be granted.

C. The person referred to in subsection A of this section shall:

1. Comply with all applicable regulations of the agency;

2. Supply the agency with such other information as the agency may reasonably request; and

3. Not operate within the state on a temporary basis in excess of 180 calendar days per year.

4. Supply the agency a copy of a medical physicist or private inspector report not less than one year old indicating the equipment is certified by another state.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 25, eff. September 20, 2006.

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