Bill Summaries: S696 (2021-2022 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 8 2021 - View summary

    Directs the NC Radiation Protection Commission (Commission) to require that radon mitigation system installers provide the following information to the State Radon Program within the Radiation Protection Section of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS): (1) the radon test results and whether the test was done pre- or post-system installation; (2) whether the testing followed any testing standards developed by a national standards organization; (3) the zip code where the system was installed; (4) the kind of structure; and (5) whether the structure is new or existing. Directs the Commission to adopt rules consistent with this directive. 

    Amends GS 104E-7 to statutorily authorize the Commission to adopt rules imposing testing and reporting requirements for radon gas inside buildings. Allows the Commission to adopt temporary implementing rules. 

    Amends GS 104E-9 to require the Radiation Protection Section of DHHS to produce and annually update a map of radon mitigation systems installed in structures in the State based on the data generated and reported to DHHS under rules for radon gas testing and reporting adopted by the Commission. Effective July 1, 2023.