42 U.S. Code § 10007 - Federal radiation guidelines
Federal radiation guidelinesThe Secretary shall, in conjunction with the Radiation Policy Council, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, appropriate agencies of the States, and appropriate professional organizations, promulgate Federal radiation guidelines with respect to radiologic procedures. Such guidelines shall—
provide for the elimination of the need for retakes of diagnostic radiologic procedures;
provide for the elimination of unproductive screening programs;
include the therapeutic application of radiation to individuals in the treatment of disease, including nuclear medicine applications.
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