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SF 445

1st Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 05/02/2019 04:21pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to health; adding security screening systems to ionizing radiation-producing
equipment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section
144.121, subdivision 1a, by adding a subdivision.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, 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
new text begin (5)
new text end
new text begin security screening system
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 720
new text end

(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.

new text begin (d) For purposes of this section, a security screening system means radiation-producing
equipment designed and used for security screening of humans who are in the custody of a
correctional or detention facility, and used by the facility to image and identify contraband
items concealed within or on all sides of a human body. For purposes of this section, a
correctional or detention facility is a facility licensed under section 241.021 and operated
by a state agency or political subdivision charged with detection, enforcement, or
incarceration in respect to state criminal and traffic laws.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.121, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Exemption from examination requirements; operators of security screening
systems.
new text end

new text begin (a) An employee of a correctional or detention facility who operates a security
screening system and the facility in which the system is being operated are exempt from
the requirements of subdivisions 5 and 6.
new text end

new text begin (b) An employee of a correctional or detention facility who operates a security screening
system and the facility in which the system is being operated 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. This paragraph expires on December 31 of the year
that the permanent rules adopted by the commissioner governing security screening systems
are published in the State Register.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin $62,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $45,000 in fiscal year 2021 are appropriated from the
state government special revenue fund to the commissioner of health for security screening
system licensing activities under Minnesota Statutes, section 144.121. The base for this
appropriation is $23,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $23,000 in fiscal year 2023.
new text end