Maine Revised Statutes

§772. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1989, c. 657, §1 (NEW).]

1. Associated radiological concerns.  "Associated radiological concerns" means radioactive elements other than radon, including, but not limited to, radium, thorium, uranium and their respective decay products.
[ 1989, c. 657, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Authorized radon testing device.  "Authorized radon testing device" means a device that:
A. Collects radon or its decay products; [1989, c. 657, §1 (NEW).]
B. Requires analysis by an independent measuring facility or is a continuous monitoring device; and [1989, c. 657, §1 (NEW).]
C. Has been determined to meet the proficiency requirements as determined by the department through rule. Rules adopted pursuant to this paragraph are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter II-A. [2001, c. 574, §8 (AMD).]
[ 2001, c. 574, §8 (AMD) .]
3. Division.  "Division" means the division of environmental health within the Department of Health and Human Services.
[ 2011, c. 144, §1 (RPR) .]
4. Listed facility.  "Listed facility" means a radon testing facility that is designated as providing radon analysis services and that has proven its proficiency to the department.
[ 1999, c. 76, §2 (AMD) .]
5. Radon.  "Radon" means the radioactive gaseous element and its decay products produced by the disintegration of the element radium in air, water, soil or other media.
[ 1989, c. 657, §1 (NEW) .]
6. Radon testing services.  "Radon testing services" means providing, for remuneration, determination of radon levels or analysis of an authorized radon testing device. This term includes those services provided by listed facilities.
[ 1989, c. 657, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1989, c. 657, §1 (NEW). 1999, c. 76, §§1,2 (AMD). 2001, c. 574, §8 (AMD). 2003, c. 689, §B6 (REV). 2011, c. 144, §1 (AMD).