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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 104. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH [106500 - 119405]

  ( Division 104 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

PART 9. RADIATION [114650 - 115342]

  ( Part 9 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

CHAPTER 6. Radiologic Technology [114840 - 114896]

  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

ARTICLE 1. Declaration of Policy [114840 - 114845]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

114840.
  

The Legislature finds and declares that the public health interest requires that the people of this state be protected from excessive and improper exposure to ionizing radiation. It is the purpose of this chapter to establish standards of education, training, and experience for persons who use X-rays on human beings and to prescribe means for assuring that these standards are met.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

114845.
  

The Legislature finds and declares that the public health interest requires that increased steps be taken to ensure the accuracy of mammograms, including increased inspections and calibration of equipment, competency requirements for radiologic technologists, accreditation of mammography facilities, and the use of computers to read mammograms.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

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