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SF 2399

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/14/2019 08:58am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to corrections; defining and exempting body scanners in correctional
facilities and jails from certain Department of Health law; 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 100
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.

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 (c) For purposes of this subdivision and subdivision 1a:
new text end

new text begin (1) "correctional or detention facility" means a facility licensed by the commissioner of
corrections 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; and
new text end

new text begin (2) "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 is used by the facility to image and identify contraband items concealed within
or on all sides of a human body.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective 30 days following final enactment.
new text end