§ 48-1601 Declaration of policy; construction of act
§ 48-1602 Purposes
§ 48-1603 Definitions
§ 48-1606 State radiation control; duties of secretary of health and environment; fees for licenses, registrations and services
§ 48-1607 Licensing, registration, possession and use of sources of radiation and records thereof
§ 48-1608 Administrative procedure and judicial review
§ 48-1609 Inspection
§ 48-1610 Impounding of materials
§ 48-1611 Injunction proceedings
§ 48-1612 Prohibited uses
§ 48-1613 Penalties
§ 48-1614 Trade secrets and industrial processes protected
§ 48-1615 Inspection agreements
§ 48-1616 Federal-state agreements
§ 48-1617 Effect of act on local ordinances, resolutions and regulations
§ 48-1618 Invalidity of part
§ 48-1619 Title of act; citation
§ 48-1620 Licensing of low-level radioactive waste disposal facility required; conditions
§ 48-1621 Terms and conditions of licenses; transfer of title to state, when
§ 48-1622 Compact negotiations authorized; site acquisitions; contracts for operation of site
§ 48-1623 Surety requirements to meet license requirements; radiation site closure and reclamation fund established; funding arrangements for long-term care; radiation long-term care fund established; contracts for care and decommissioning services
§ 48-1624 Inspection agreements; training programs
§ 48-1625 Radiation control operations fee fund created; expenditures

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 48 > Article 16

  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • By-product material: means : (1) Any radioactive material, except special nuclear material, yielded in or made radioactive by exposure to the radiation incident to the process of producing or utilizing special nuclear material;

    (2) the tailings or wastes produced by the extraction or concentration of uranium or thorium from any ore processed primarily for its source material content;

    (3) (A) any discrete source of radium-226 that is produced, extracted or converted after extraction for use for a commercial, medical or research activity; or

    (B) any material that:

    (i) Has been made radioactive by use of a particle accelerator; and

    (ii) is produced, extracted or converted after extraction for use for a commercial, medical or research activity; or

    (4) any discrete source of naturally occurring radioactive material, other than source material, that:

    (A) The secretary declares by order would pose a threat to the public health and safety or the common defense and security similar to the threat posed by a discrete source of radium-226 after the United States nuclear regulatory commission, or any successor thereto, determines the same; and

    (B) is extracted or converted after extraction for use in a commercial, medical or research activity. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603

  • Civil penalty: means any monetary penalty levied on a licensee or registrant because of violations of statutes, regulations, licenses or registration certificates, but does not include criminal penalties. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Decommissioning: means final operational activities at a facility to dismantle site structures, to decontaminate site surfaces and remaining structures, to stabilize and contain residual radioactive material and to carry out any other activities to prepare the site for postoperational care. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • Department: means the Kansas department of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • Disposal of low-level radioactive waste: means the isolation of such waste from the biosphere. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • Electronic product: means any manufactured or assembled: (1) Product which, when in operation, contains or acts as part of an electronic circuit and emits, or in the absence of effective shielding or other controls would emit, electronic product radiation; or (2) article which is intended for use as a component part, or accessory of a product described in this subsection and which in operation emits, or in the absence of effective shielding or other controls would emit, such radiation. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • High-level radioactive waste: means : (1) Irradiated reactor fuel; (2) liquid wastes resulting from the operation of the first cycle solvent extraction system, or equivalent, and the concentrated wastes from subsequent extraction cycles, or equivalent, in a facility for uranium processing irradiated reactor fuel; and (3) solids into which such liquid wastes have been converted. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Low-level radioactive waste: means radioactive waste not classified as:

    (1) NORM waste or TENORM waste at concentrations and from sources established in rules and regulations adopted by the secretary on or before July 1, 2016;

    (2) high-level radioactive waste;

    (3) transuranic waste;

    (4) spent nuclear fuel; or

    (5) by-product material as defined in subsection (a)(2). See Kansas Statutes 48-1603

  • Minor: means any person defined by K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • NORM: means any nuclide that is radioactive in the nuclide's natural physical state. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, firm, association, trust, estate, public or private institution, group, agency, political subdivision of this state, or any other state or political subdivision or agency thereof, and any legal successor, representative, agency, or agency of the foregoing, other than the United States nuclear regulatory commission, or any successor thereto, and other than federal government agencies licensed by the United States nuclear regulatory commission, or any successor thereto. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Radiation: means : (1) Ionizing radiation including gamma rays, X-rays, alpha particles, beta particles, and including neutrons; (2) any electromagnetic radiation other than ionizing radiation which is generated during the operation of an electronic product; or (3) any sonic, ultrasonic, or infrasonic wave which is emitted from an electronic product as a result of the operation of an electronic circuit in such product. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • Radioactive material: means any material, solid, liquid or gas, which emits ionizing radiation spontaneously. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Kansas department of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • site closure: means all activities performed at a waste disposal site, such as stabilization and contouring, to assure that the site is in a stable condition so that only minor custodial care, surveillance and monitoring are necessary at the site following termination of licensed operation. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • Source material: means : (1) Uranium, thorium or any other material which the secretary declares by order to be source material after the United States nuclear regulatory commission, or any successor thereto, has determined the material to be such; or (2) ores containing one or more of the foregoing materials, in such concentration as the secretary declares by order to be source material after the United States nuclear regulatory commission, or any successor thereto, has determined the material in such concentration to be source material. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • Source material mill tailings: means the tailings or waste produced by the extraction or concentration of uranium or thorium from any ore processed primarily for its source material content, including discrete surface wastes resulting from underground solution extraction processes but not including underground ore bodies depleted by such solution extraction process. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • Sources of radiation: means , collectively, radioactive material and radiation generating equipment. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • Special nuclear material: means : (1) Plutonium, uranium 233, uranium enriched in the isotope 233 or in the isotope 235, and any other material which the secretary declares by order to be special nuclear material after the United States nuclear regulatory commission, or any successor thereto, has determined the material to be such, but does not include source material; or (2) any material artificially enriched by any of the foregoing, but does not include source material. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • Spent nuclear fuel: means irradiated nuclear fuel that has undergone at least one year's decay since being used as a source of energy in a power reactor. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • TENORM: means NORM whose radionuclide concentrations are increased by or as a result of past or present human practices. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603
  • Transuranic waste: means radioactive waste containing alpha emitting transuranic elements, with radioactive half-lives greater than five years, in excess of 10 nanocuries per gram. See Kansas Statutes 48-1603