GENERAL PROVISIONS


§ 221.1. Purpose and scope.

 This chapter establishes requirements for the use of X-ray equipment by or under the supervision of a licensed practitioner of the healing arts. A registrant or licensee who uses X-rays in the healing arts shall comply with this chapter. This chapter is in addition to, and not in substitution for, other applicable provisions of this article.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  221.1 amended under sections 301 and 302 of the Radiation Protection Act (35 P.S. § §  7110.301 and 7110.302); and section 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §  510-20).

Source

   The provisions of this §  221.1 adopted February 1, 1972, effective February 2, 1972, 2 Pa.B. 212; amended December 18, 1987, effective December 19, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 5235; amended October 26, 2018, effective January 24, 2019, 48 Pa.B. 6791. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (333927).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  221.35a (relating to fluoroscopic X-ray systems).



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