State Agencies Responsible for Licensing and Oversight of Radiation Therapy

State Agencies Responsible for Licensing and Oversight of Radiation Therapy

The rules and regulations governing the use of radiation for therapeutic purposes is controlled at both the federal and state levels. At the federal level, information can be found at the website of the Food and Drug Administration, Radiation-Emitting Products Page. At the State level, responsibility for the governance of radiation therapy varies by state.

AlabamaOffice of Radiation ControlMontanaPublic Health and Human Services
AlaskaDivision of Public HealthNebraskaOffice of Radiologic Health
ArizonaBureau of Radiation ControlNevadaDivision of Public and Behavioral Health
ArkansasDept of HealthNew HampshireDept of Health and Human Services 
CaliforniaRadiologic Health BranchNew JerseyDept of Environmental Protection
ColoradoDept of Public HealthNew MexicoRadiation Control Bureau
ConnecticutDept of EnergyNew YorkDept of Health
DelawareHealth Systems ProtectionNorth CarolinaDept of Health and Human Services
FloridaFlorida Health Radiation ControlNorth DakotaRadiation Control Program
GeorgiaEnvironmental Protection DivisionOhioBureau of Radiation Protection
HawaiiRadiological Health BranchOklahomaDepartment of Environmental Quality
IdahoRadiation ControlOregonRadiation Protection Services
IllinoisEmergency Management AgencyPennsylvaniaRadiation Control Division
IndianaMedical Radiology Services ProgramRhode IslandRadiological Health Program
IowaBureau of Radiological HealthSouth CarolinaX-Ray Regulations
KansasDept of Health and EnvironmentSouth DakodaRadiation Control Admin Rules
KentuckyRadioactive Materials ProgramTennesseeDivision of Radiologic Health
LouisianaDept of Environmental QualityTexasRadiation Control Program
MaineDivision of Environmental HealthUtahDivision of Radiation Control
MarylandRadiologic Health ProgramVermontRadiologic Health Program
MassachusettsRadiological Health ProgramVirginiaDivision of Radiologic Health
MichiganDept of LaborWashingtonOffice of Radiation Protection
MinnesotaDept of HealthWest VirginiaRadiological Health Program
MississippiDivision of Radiological HealthWisconsinDept of Health Services
MissouriDept of Health WyomingBoard of Radiologic Examiners