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PDFWAC 246-232-001

Purpose and scope.

(1) This chapter prescribes rules governing licensing of radioactive material. No person shall manufacture, produce, transfer, receive, acquire, own, possess, or use radioactive material except:
(a) As authorized in a specific or general license issued under chapters 246-233 or 246-235 WAC;
(b) As authorized in a specific or general license issued under regulations of NRC or an agreement state equivalent to chapters 246-233 or 246-235 WAC; or
(c) As otherwise provided in this chapter.
(2) In addition to the requirements of this chapter, and chapters 246-233 or 246-235 WAC, all licensees must comply with chapters 246-220, 246-221, 246-222, 246-231, 246-247, and 246-254 WAC. Licensees engaged in the practice of nuclear medicine are subject to chapter 246-240 WAC, licensees engaged in industrial radiographic operations are subject to chapter 246-243 WAC, licensees using sealed sources in the healing arts are subject to chapter 246-240 WAC, licensees using radioactive material in well logging and subsurface tracer studies are subject to chapter 246-244 WAC, licensees engaged in land disposal of radioactive waste are subject to chapter 246-250 WAC, and licensees owning or operating uranium or thorium mills and associated mill tailings are subject to chapter 246-252 WAC.
(3) No person may introduce radioactive material into a product or material, knowing or having reason to believe that it will be transferred to persons exempt under this section or other sections or equivalent regulations of the NRC or an agreement state, except in accordance with a specific license issued by the NRC, Washington, D.C. 20555.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050. WSR 13-24-025, § 246-232-001, filed 11/22/13, effective 12/23/13; WSR 06-05-019, § 246-232-001, filed 2/6/06, effective 3/9/06; WSR 99-15-105, § 246-232-001, filed 7/21/99, effective 8/21/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050 and 70.98.080. WSR 91-15-112 (Order 184), § 246-232-001, filed 7/24/91, effective 8/24/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-232-001, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.080. WSR 83-19-050 (Order 2026), § 402-19-010, filed 9/16/83; WSR 79-12-073 (Order 1459), § 402-19-010, filed 11/30/79, effective 1/1/80. Formerly chapter 402-20 WAC.]
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