SB 0103 Regulates radiologic personnel
LR Number:S0059.01I Fiscal Note:0059-01
Committee:Financial and Governmental Organization
Last Action:01/14/99 - Referred S Financial & Governmental Organization Journal page:S98
Effective Date:August 28, 1999
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Current Bill Summary

SB 103 - This act regulates radiologic personnel. It creates the Board of Ionizing Radiation Technology which will advise the Division of Professional Registration training and educational standards for radiologic personnel.

The Board shall have nine members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Specific qualifications for the board members are set out in the act. Board members shall serve four year staggered terms.

Certificates of licensure may be issued to applicants meeting the minimum standards. Any person using radiography after January 1, 2001 must apply for certification; applicants prior to that date may be required to submit evidence of education and training. Temporary certifications are available and valid for six months from the date of issuance. Certification may be refused or revoked upon certain occurrences.

The act establishes the "Ionizing Radiation Technology Fund" for expenses incurred through the provisions of this bill. All fees payable, shall be paid to the Division of Professional Registration and transmitted to the Department of Revenue for deposit in the State Treasury. The fund shall be subject to appropriations and any expenses incurred by the Division shall be paid from the fund.