DAR File No. 38908

This rule was published in the March 1, 2015, issue (Vol. 2015, No. 5) of the Utah State Bulletin.


Environmental Quality, Radiation Control

Rule R313-37

Physical Protection of Category 1 and Category 2 Quantities of Radioactive Material

Change in Proposed Rule

DAR File No.: 38908
Filed: 02/17/2015 04:58:38 PM

RULE ANALYSIS

Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:

The purpose of the change is to correct typographical errors in a couple of rule references as noted and requested by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in their letter dated 12/16/2014.

Summary of the rule or change:

In Subsection R313-37-3(2)(b)(ii), the rule reference of "37.43(c)(1)(i)" should read "37.43(c)(1)(ii)." In Subsection R313-37-3(3)(b) and (c), the rule reference of "10 CFR 37.97" should read "10 CFR 71.97." (DAR NOTE: This change in proposed rule has been filed to make additional changes to a proposed new rule that was published in the November 1, 2104, issue of the Utah State Bulletin, on page 21. Underlining in the rule below indicates text that has been added since the publication of the proposed rule mentioned above; strike-out indicates text that has been deleted. You must view the change in proposed rule and the proposed new rule together to understand all of the changes that will be enforceable should the agency make this rule effective.)

State statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:

  • 10 CFR 37
  • Subsection 19-3-104(8)
  • Subsection 19-3-104(4)

Anticipated cost or savings to:

the state budget:

The proposed changes are to correct typographical errors in rule references in the proposed rules. There will be no costs associated with these changes.

local governments:

The proposed changes are to correct typographical errors in rule references in the proposed rules. There will be no costs associated with these changes.

small businesses:

The proposed changes are to correct typographical errors in rule references in the proposed rules. There will be no costs associated with these changes.

persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:

The proposed changes are to correct typographical errors in rule references in the proposed rules. There will be no costs associated with these changes.

Compliance costs for affected persons:

The proposed changes are to correct typographical errors in rule references in the proposed rules. There will be no costs associated with these changes.

Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:

The corrections to the rule references is important to ensure that the Division of Radiation Control adopts rules that are compatible with those of the NRC, as requested by the NRC. Since these changes address typographical errors in referenced rules, there will be no fiscal impact on business from the proposed rules changes.

Amanda Smith, Executive Director

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:

Environmental Quality
Radiation ControlRoom Third Floor
195 N 1950 W
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84116-3085

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Philip Griffin at the above address, by phone at 801-536-4261, by FAX at 801-533-4097, or by Internet E-mail at pgriffin@utah.gov

Interested persons may present their views on this rule by submitting written comments to the address above no later than 5:00 p.m. on:

This rule may become effective on:

06/30/2015

Authorized by:

Rusty Lundberg, Director

RULE TEXT

R313. Environmental Quality, Radiation Control.

R313-37. Physical Protection of Category 1 and Category 2 Quantities of Radioactive Material.

R313-37-1. Purpose and Authority.

(1) The rules in R313-37 prescribe requirements for the physical protection program for a licensee that possesses an aggregated category 1 or category 2 quantity of radioactive material.

(2) The rules set forth herein are adopted pursuant to the provisions of Subsections 19-3-104(4) and 19-3-104(8).

(3) The requirements of R313-37 are in addition to, and not in substitution for, the other requirements of these rules.

 

R313-37-2. Scope.

These requirements provide reasonable assurance of the security of category 1 and category 2 quantities of radioactive material by protecting these materials from theft or diversion. Specific requirements for access to material, and use, transfer, and transportation of material are included.

 

R313-37-3. Clarifications or Exceptions.

For purposes of R313-37, 10 CFR 37.5, 37.11(c), 37.21 through 37.43(d)(8), 37.45 through 37.103, and Appendix A to 10 CFR 37 (2014), are incorporated by reference with the following clarifications or exceptions:

(1) The exclusion of the following:

(a) In 10 CFR 37.5, exclude definitions for "Act", "Agreement State", "Becquerel", "Byproduct Material", "Commission", "Curie", "Government Agency", "License", "License issuing authority", "Lost or missing licensed material", "Person", "State", and "United States";

(b) In 10 CFR 37.77, exclude the wording "Notifications to the NRC must be to the NRC's Director, Division of Security Policy, Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001. The notification to the NRC may be made by email to RAMQC_SHIPMENTS@nrc.gov or by fax to 301-816-5151."; and

(c) In 10 CFR 37.81(g), exclude the wording "In addition, the licensee shall provide one copy of the written report addressed to the Director, Division of Security Policy, Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001.".

(2) The substitution of the following wording:

(a) "Utah Radiation Control Rule" for references to:

(i) "Commission regulation" in 10 CFR 37.101; and

(ii) "regulation" in 10 CFR 37.103;

(b) "Utah Radiation Control Rules" for reference to:

(i) "regulations and laws" in 10 CFR 37.31(d);

(ii) "Commission requirements" in 10 CFR 37.43(a)(3) and 37.43(c)(1)(i i); and

(iii) "regulations in this part" in 10 CFR 37.103;

(c) "Director" for references to:

(i) "appropriate NRC regional office listed in Section 30.6(a)(2)" in 10 CFR 37.45(b);

(ii) "Commission" in 10 CFR 37.103;

(iii) "NRC" in 10 CFR 37.31(d), 37.43(c)(3)(iii), 37.57(a) and (c), 37.77, and 37.77(a)(1) (first instance) and (3);

(iv) "NRC's Director, Division of Security Policy, Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 29555-0001" in 10 CFR 37.77(c)(2) and 37.77(d);

(v) "NRC's Director of Nuclear Security, Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 29555-0001" in 10 CFR 37.77(c)(1);

(vi) "NRC's Operations Center" in 10 CFR 37.81(a) and (b);

(vii) "NRC's Operations Center (301-816-5100)" in 10 CFR 37.57(a) and (b) and 37.81(a) through (f);

(viii) "NRC regional office listed in section 30.6(a)(2) of this chapter" in 10 CFR 37.41.(a)(3); and

(ix) "NRC regional office specified in section 30.6 of this chapter" in 10 CFR 37.41(a)(3);

(d) "Director, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or an Agreement State" for references to "Commission or an Agreement State" in 10 CFR 37.71 and 37.71(a) and (b);

(e) "U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Security Orders or the legally binding requirement issued by Agreement States" for references to "Security Orders" in 10 CFR 37.21(a)(3), 37.25(b)(2), and 37.41(a)(3);

(f) "mail, hand delivery, or electronic submission" for references to "an appropriate method listed in section 37.7" in 10 CFR 37.57(c) and 37.81(g); and

(g) "shall, by mail, hand delivery, or electronic submission," for reference to "shall use an appropriate method listed in section 37.7 to" in 10 CFR 37.27(c).

(3) The substitution of the following rule references:

(a) "R313-19-41(4)" for reference to "section 30.41(d) of this chapter.";

(b) "R313-19-100 (incorporating 10 CFR [37]71.97 by reference)" for reference to "section 71.97 of this chapter" in 10 CFR 37.73(b);

(c) "R313-19-100 (incorporating 10 CFR [37]71.97(b) by reference)" for reference to "section 71.97(b) of this chapter" in 10 CFR 37.73(b); and

(d) "10 CFR 73" for references to "part 73 of this chapter" in 10 CFR 37.21(c)(4), 37.25(b)2), and 37.27(a)(4).

 

KEY: radioactive material, security, fingerprinting, transportation

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment: 2015

Authorizing, and Implemented or Interpreted Law: 19-3-104; 19-3-108

 


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