Rules in OAC Chapters 3701:1-37 and 3701:1-50 are being reviewed due to changes to federal regulations.

These rules contain the security requirements for possession radioactive material above certain quantities and requirements for transporting radioactive material:

  • Rule 3701:1-37-08 amended to require that the oath or affirmation required for security review officials be provided to the Director.
  • Rule 3701:1-37-10 amended to change mailing and website addresses for submittal of personnel fingerprint checks.
  • Rule 3701:1-37-15 amended to ensure access to the list of individuals granted unescorted access to radioactive material is restricted to individuals with a need to know.
  • Rule 3701:1-37-26 amended to change a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission mailing address.
  • Rule 3701:1-50-23 amended to delete a reference to a Federal Register publication of the list of governor designees.

The Appendix to rule 3701:1-50-25 was amended to correct the value for the specific activity of Samarium-147 (Sm-147).

Draft rules can be found here.

Please review the draft rules and email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by August 26, 2022, to ODH. Please include the words " Radioactive Material Rules” in the subject line of all comments. If mailing, please send comments to the address below. ODH will review and consider comments received for possible further revision to the draft rules before they are submitted for formal rule proposal and adoption proceedings.

Thank you.

Office of General Counsel
Ohio Department of Health
246 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215

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