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§ 1-1503. Diagnostic x-ray systems--Official state agency--Healing arts practitioners

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and Safety

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Public Health Code
Article 15. Occupational Health, Ionizing Radiation and Air Pollution
Diagnostic X-Ray Facility Act
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 1-1503
§ 1-1503. Diagnostic x-ray systems--Official state agency--Healing arts practitioners
A. The State Department of Health is hereby designated as the official agency of the State of Oklahoma for all regulatory activities pertaining to health and safety in the use of diagnostic x-ray systems, and shall act as the coordinating agency for the purpose of cooperating with other states, the United States Public Health Service and other federal agencies in the administration of programs relating to diagnostic x-ray systems, available to the State of Oklahoma under federal laws; and it shall encourage, participate in, and conduct studies, investigations, training, research and demonstrations relating to constructive uses of diagnostic x-ray systems and the prevention and control of its associated harmful effects or unnecessary exposure, the effects to health on exposure to x-rays, and related problems.
B. Nothing in the Diagnostic X-Ray Facility Act shall interfere with the doctor-patient relationship of any licensed member of the healing arts; nor shall anything in the Diagnostic X-Ray Facility Act prohibit a licensed practitioner of the healing arts, or an individual under the direction of such licensed practitioner, from using x-rays or other sources of radiation and/or fluoroscopes for diagnostic, research or treatment purposes, as authorized under the Practitioner's Licensing Act,1 provided the radiation devices and the related facilities of the practitioner shall comply with the rules and regulations promulgated under the provisions of the Diagnostic X-Ray Facility Act.


Laws 1963, c. 325, art. 15, § 1503, operative July 1, 1963; Laws 1963, c. 326, § 1, emerg. eff. June 18, 1963; Laws 1968, c. 208, § 2, emerg. eff. April 22, 1968; Laws 1990, c. 233, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1990; Laws 1993, c. 145, § 314, eff. July 1, 1993.


Title 59, § 701 et seq.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 1-1503, OK ST T. 63 § 1-1503
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024) effective as of July 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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