TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-1.3
Radiation Control

SECTION 23-1.3-13


§ 23-1.3-13 Radiation advisory commission.

There is created an advisory commission to be known as the state radiation advisory commission which shall consist of eleven (11) members. The commission membership shall at all times be limited to members having special expertise in radiation protection and radiological health. One member shall be a representative of the Rhode Island atomic energy commission. Membership shall also include persons representing a physical science or engineering, diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, industrial radiation protection, and radiologic technology; provided that no more than two (2) individuals shall be specialists in any one field; and provided that at least one of the eleven (11) members shall be affiliated on a full-time basis with a voluntary, nonprofit hospital in the state. The members shall be residents of or work in the state and shall be appointed by the director of health. Each member shall be appointed for a term of four (4) years and until his or her successor shall be appointed; provided, that of the original appointments four (4) shall be appointed for a term of two (2) years, four (4) for a term of three (3) years, and three (3) for a term of four (4) years. In order to assure the proper balance of technical skills whenever a vacancy or vacancies occur, the state radiation advisory commission shall submit to the director of health for his or her consideration the names of three (3) nominees for each vacancy. The members shall receive no compensation for their services but shall receive necessary travel and other expenses while engaged in actual work of the commission. The administrator shall act as technical secretary to the commission.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1976, ch. 195, § 1.)