Oregon Statutes - Chapter 453 - Hazardous Substances; Radiation Sources - Section 453.625 - Purpose of ORS 453.605 to 453.800.

It is the purpose of ORS 453.605 to 453.800 to effectuate the policies set forth in ORS 453.615 by providing for:

(1) A program of effective regulation of radiation sources for the protection of the occupational and public health and safety;

(2) A program to promote an orderly regulatory pattern within the state, among the states and between the federal government and this state and to facilitate intergovernmental cooperation with respect to use and regulation of radiation sources to the end that duplication of regulation may be minimized;

(3) A program to establish procedures for assumption and performance of certain regulatory responsibilities with respect to by-product materials, source materials and special nuclear materials; and

(4) A program to permit maximum utilization of radiation sources consistent with the health and safety of the public. [1961 c.664 §2]

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