2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 107 - Consumer-Patient Radiation Health and Safety
Sec. 10001 - Statement of findings

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 10001 (2016)
Section Name

§10001. Statement of findings

Section Text

The Congress finds that—

(1) it is in the interest of public health and safety to minimize unnecessary exposure to potentially hazardous radiation due to medical and dental radiologic procedures;

(2) it is in the interest of public health and safety to have a continuing supply of adequately educated persons and appropriate accreditation and certification programs administered by State governments;

(3) the protection of the public health and safety from unnecessary exposure to potentially hazardous radiation due to medical and dental radiologic procedures and the assurance of efficacious procedures are the responsibility of State and Federal governments;

(4) persons who administer radiologic procedures, including procedures at Federal facilities, should be required to demonstrate competence by reason of education, training, and experience; and

(5) the administration of radiologic procedures and the effect on individuals of such procedures have a substantial and direct effect upon United States interstate commerce.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 97–35, title IX, §976, Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 598.)

Editorial Notes

SHORT TITLE

Pub. L. 97–35, title IX, §975, Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 598, provided that: "This subtitle [subtitle I (§§975–983) of title IX of Pub. L. 97–35, enacting this chapter] may be cited as the 'Consumer-Patient Radiation Health and Safety Act of 1981'."

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 107 - CONSUMER-PATIENT RADIATION HEALTH AND SAFETY
Sec. 10001 - Statement of findings
Contains section 10001
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Short Titles 'Consumer-Patient Radiation Health and Safety Act of 1981'."
Statutes at Large References 95 Stat. 598
Public Law References Public Law 97-35
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