2007 ORS 453.615¹
Statement of policy

It is the policy of the State of Oregon in furtherance of its responsibility to protect the public health and safety:

(1) To institute and maintain a regulatory program for radiation sources so as to provide for:

(a) Compatibility with the standards and regulatory programs of the federal government;

(b) An integrated effective system of regulation within the state; and

(c) A system consonant insofar as possible with those of other states; and

(2) To institute and maintain a program to permit development and utilization of radiation sources for peaceful purposes consistent with the health and safety of the public. [1961 c.664 §1]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of the Board of Health to require licensing for per­sons operating a machine or device containing a source of radia­tion, (1972) Vol 36, p 280

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 453—Hazardous Substances; Radiation Sources, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­453.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 453, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­453ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.