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]