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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 4. The Radiation Protection Act of 1999 [114650 - 114685]

  ( Chapter 4 repealed and added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 543, Sec. 5. )

ARTICLE 5. Responsibilities of Entities Providing Utilities [114680- 114680.]
  ( Article 5 repealed and added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 543, Sec. 5. )

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Entities providing utilities shall perform all of the following duties and functions:

(a)  Any public or private utility that operates a nuclear powerplant in the state shall have a response organization that can be integrated with federal, state, and local government emergency response resources during a radiological accident.

(b)  Nuclear facility operators shall develop and maintain radiological emergency preparedness and response plans in coordination with state and local government.

(c)  Nuclear utilities have the primary responsibility for planning and implementing emergency measures within facility boundaries and shall do all of the following:

(1)  Perform accident assessments.

(2)  Prepare public protective action recommendations for decisionmakers during the plume emergency phase.

(3)  Provide information to the appropriate state and local government in support of their independent assessment of offsite radiological conditions relevant to protective action decisions during the plume emergency phase.

(4)  Coordinate with state and local governments in maintaining nuclear powerplant public education information.

(5)  Support state and local government in nuclear powerplant planning, training, drills and exercises, and emergency preparedness efforts.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 543, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 1999.)

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