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25 Pa. Code § 216.7. Out-of-State radiation-producing machines.

§ 216.7. Out-of-State radiation-producing machines.

 (a)  If a radiation-producing machine is brought into this Commonwealth for temporary use, the person proposing to do so or an authorized agent shall give written notice to the Department at least 2 working days before the machine enters this Commonwealth. The notice shall include the type of machine, the nature, duration and scope of use and the exact location where the machine is to be used. In addition, the person shall:

   (1)  Comply with this title.

   (2)  Supply the Department with other information as the Department may reasonably request.

   (3)  Not operate within this Commonwealth on a temporary basis in excess of 60 calendar days per year.

 (b)  If for a specific case, the 2-working-day period would impose an undue hardship, the person, upon application to the Department, may receive a waiver of this requirement.

 (c)  When a radiation-producing machine is brought into this Commonwealth for temporary use exceeding 60 days per year, a person possessing the machine shall register with the Department under §  216.2 (relating to registration of radiation-producing machines) within 15 days after the 60th day.


   The provisions of this §  216.7 amended under sections 301, 302 and 401 of the Radiation Protection Act (35 P. S. § §  7110.301, 7110.302 and 7110.401); and section 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  510-20).


   The provisions of this §  216.7 adopted December 18, 1987, effective December 19, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 5235; amended December 31, 1987, effective January 2, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 11; amended July 16, 2004, effective July 17, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 3823. Immediately preceeding text appears at serial page (282341).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  225.5a (relating to reciprocity).

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