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48-16a02.Same; definitions. As used in the radon certification law:

(a) "Mitigate" means to repair or alter a building or design for the purpose in whole or in part of reducing the concentration of radon in the indoor atmosphere.

(b) "Person" means any individual, corporation, partnership, firm, association, trust, estate, public or private institution, group, agency, state, political subdivision or agency of a state or political subdivision, or any legal successor or representative thereof.

(c) "Radon (Rn)" means the naturally occurring, colorless, odorless, radioactive gaseous element formed by radioactive decay, including radon 222, radon 220 (thoron), radon decay products and radon progeny or as defined by rules and regulations adopted by the secretary.

(d) "Secretary" means the secretary of the department of health and environment.

(e) "Measurement" or "test" means the: (1) Examination of a building, soil, water or air for the presence of radon, including taking air or soil samples; or (2) diagnosis of the source of radon contamination.

(f) "Radon measurement business" means a business which performs radon measurement and is either owned by, employees [employs], or retains as a consultant a certified radon measurement technician.

(g) "Radon mitigation business" means a business which performs radon mitigation services and is either owned by, employees [employs] or retains as a consultant a certified radon mitigation technician.

(h) "Radon measurement laboratory" means a business that performs laboratory analysis of radon measurement devices or samples, but does not include the field analysis of continuous radon monitors or continuous working level monitors.

(i) "Department" means the department of health and environment.

History: L. 2010, ch. 94, § 2; July 1.



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