No person shall manufacture, construct, produce, transfer, acquire or possess any special nuclear material, by-product material, production facility or utilization facility, or act as an operator of a production or utilization facility wholly within this state, unless he has first obtained a license or permit for the activity in which he proposes to engage from the United States Atomic Energy Commission if, pursuant to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, the commission requires a license or permit to be obtained by persons proposing to engage in activities of the same type over which it has jurisdiction.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 16a-104

  • Atomic energy: means all forms of energy released in the course of nuclear fission or nuclear transformation. See Connecticut General Statutes 16a-101
  • By-product material: means any radioactive materials, except special nuclear materials, yielded in or made radioactive by exposure to the radiation incident to the process of producing or utilizing special nuclear materials. See Connecticut General Statutes 16a-101
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Production facility: means (A) any equipment or device capable of the production of special nuclear material in such quantity as to be of significance to the common defense and security, or in such manner as to affect the health and safety of the public. See Connecticut General Statutes 16a-101
  • Special nuclear material: means (A) plutonium and uranium enriched in the isotope 233 or in the isotope 235, and any other material which the Governor declares by order to be special nuclear material after the United States Atomic Energy Commission has determined the material to be such. See Connecticut General Statutes 16a-101
  • Utilization facility: means (A) any equipment or device, except an atomic weapon, capable of making use of special nuclear materials in such quantity as to be of significance to the common defense and security, or in such manner as to affect the health and safety of the public, or peculiarly adapted for making use of atomic energy in such quantity as to be of significance to the common defense and security, or in such manner as to affect the health and safety of the public. See Connecticut General Statutes 16a-101