§ 16a-100 Declaration of policy
§ 16a-101 Definitions
§ 16a-102 Coordination of atomic development activities by the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection
§ 16a-103 State agencies to study laws and regulations
§ 16a-104 License or permit for certain activity
§ 16a-105 Attorney General to enforce statutes
§ 16a-106 Transporting of radioactive materials in the state. Permit required. Regulations. Exemptions. Penalty
§ 16a-107 Authority of Commissioner of Transportation concerning transport of radioactive material or waste supersedes any municipal ordinance

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 298a - Atomic Energy

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • By-product material: means each of the following: (A) Any radioactive material, other than special nuclear material, that is yielded in or made radioactive by exposure to radiation which is incidental to the process of producing or utilizing special nuclear material. See Connecticut General Statutes 16a-101
  • Discrete source: means a radionuclide that was processed such that its concentration within a material was purposely increased for use for commercial, medical or research activities. See Connecticut General Statutes 16a-101
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Naturally occurring radioactive material: means material that contains radionuclides that are naturally present in the environment in materials, including, but not limited to, rocks, soil, minerals, natural gas, petroleum and ground or surface water. See Connecticut General Statutes 16a-101
  • Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of §. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Radioactive material: means any solid, liquid or gas that emits ionizing radiation spontaneously. See Connecticut General Statutes 16a-101
  • Source material: means each of the following: (A) Uranium, thorium or any combination of said elements, in any physical or chemical form. See Connecticut General Statutes 16a-101
  • Special nuclear material: means : (A) Plutonium, uranium 233, uranium enriched in the isotope 233 or in the isotope 235, and any other material if the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission determines the material to be such special nuclear material, but does not include source material. See Connecticut General Statutes 16a-101