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SF 2585

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/19/2018 11:24am

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A bill for an act
relating to health; adding security screening systems to ionizing radiation-producing
equipment; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money;amending Minnesota
Statutes 2016, section 144.121, subdivision 1a, by adding a subdivision.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144.121, subdivision 1a, is amended to read:


Subd. 1a.

Fees for ionizing radiation-producing equipment.

(a) A facility with ionizing
radiation-producing equipment must pay an annual initial or annual renewal registration
fee consisting of a base facility fee of $100 and an additional fee for each radiation source,
as follows:

(1)
medical or veterinary equipment
$
100
(2)
dental x-ray equipment
$
40
(3)
x-ray equipment not used on
humans or animals
$
100
(4)
devices with sources of ionizing
radiation not used on humans or
animals
$
100
(5)
security screening system
$
100

(b) A facility with radiation therapy and accelerator equipment must pay an annual
registration fee of $500. A facility with an industrial accelerator must pay an annual
registration fee of $150.

(c) Electron microscopy equipment is exempt from the registration fee requirements of
this section.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144.121, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 9.

Exemption from examination requirements; operators of security screening
systems.

(a) This subdivision applies to security screening systems that are
radiation-producing equipment, designed and used for security screening of humans who
are in custody of a correctional or detention facility to image and identify contraband items
concealed within or on all sides of the body.

(b) For purposes of this subdivision, a correctional or detention facility means an agency
of the state or a political subdivision charged with detection, enforcement, or incarceration
in respect to state criminal or traffic laws and that is licensed as a correctional or detention
facility by the commissioner of corrections under section 241.021.

(c) An employee of a correctional or detention facility who operates a security screening
system that meets the definition under paragraph (a) and the facility in which an individual
who operates a security screening system are exempt from the requirements of subdivisions
5 and 6.

(d) An employee of a correctional or detention facility who operates a security screening
system that meets the definition under paragraph (a) and the facility in which an individual
operates a security screening system must meet the requirements of a variance to Minnesota
Rules, parts 4732.0305 and 4732.0565, issued under Minnesota Rules, parts 4717.7000 to
4717.7050, until permanent rules governing security screening systems are adopted under
section 3.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective 30 days following final enactment.
Paragraph (d) expires on the December 31 that occurs in the same year following the
publication in the State Register of rules adopted under section 3.

Sec. 3. RULEMAKING.

The commissioner may adopt permanent rules to implement Minnesota Statutes, section
144.121, subdivision 9.

Sec. 4. APPROPRIATION.

$....... in fiscal year 2019 and $....... in fiscal year 2020 are appropriated from the state
government special revenue fund to the commissioner of health for the requirements of
Minnesota Statutes, section 144.121.

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