The director of health shall certify radiation experts pursuant to rules adopted under division (C) of section 3748.04 of the Revised Code. The director shall issue a certificate to each person certified under this section. An individual certified by the director is qualified to develop, provide periodic review of, and conduct audits of the quality assurance program for sources of radiation for which such a program is required under division (A) of section 3748.13 of the Revised Code.
The director shall establish an application fee for applying for certification and a biennial certification renewal fee in rules adopted under division (C) of section 3748.04 of the Revised Code. A certificate issued under this section shall expire two years after the date of its issuance. To maintain certification, a radiation expert shall apply to the director for renewal of certification in accordance with the standard renewal procedures established in Chapter 4745. of the Revised Code. The certification renewal fee is not required for initial certification, but shall be paid for every renewal of certification. Fees collected under this section shall be deposited into the state treasury to the credit of the general operations fund created in section 3701.83 of the Revised Code. The fees shall be used solely to administer and enforce this chapter and rules adopted under it. Any fee required under this section that remains unpaid on the ninety-first day after the original invoice date shall be assessed an additional amount equal to ten per cent of the original fee.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 7/17/2009.
Effective Date: 09-29-1997 .