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Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 404
RADIATION
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F.S. 404.122
404.122 Radiation Protection Trust Fund.
(1) The department may use the Radiation Protection Trust Fund to pay for measures to prevent or mitigate the adverse effects from a licensee’s abandonment of radioactive materials, default on lawful obligations, insolvency, or other inability to meet the requirements of the department or applicable state statutes or rules and to assure the protection of the public health and safety and the environment from the adverse effects of ionizing radiation.
(2) The department may provide by contract, agreement, lease, or license with any person for the decontamination, closure, decommissioning, reclamation, surveillance, or other care of a site or facility subject to this section, as needed to carry out the purpose of this section.
(3) The existence of the Radiation Protection Trust Fund does not make the department liable for the costs of decontamination, transfer, transportation, reclamation, surveillance, or disposal of radioactive material arising from a licensee’s abandonment of radioactive material, default on lawful obligations, insolvency, or inability to meet the requirements of the department.
History.ss. 8, 18, ch. 84-190; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 18, ch. 96-418.