In New Mexico the possession and use of sources of radiation not under exclusive Federal jurisdiction is regulated according to the provisions of the New Mexico Radiation Protection Regulations (20.3 NMAC):

New Mexico Radiation Protection Regulations (20.3 NMAC)

Link to a webpage of the Administrative Law Division of the New Mexico Commission of Public Records.

Regulations of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) are provided below for information only:

NRC Title 10 Regulations (10 CFR 1-199)

10 CFR Part 35 (pdf)
10 CFR Part 71 (pdf)

DOT Hazardous Materials Safety (49 CFR 100 to 180)

DOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (49 CFR 40, and 300 to 658)


New Regulations Effective April 30, 2009

The Bureau had finished the rule making process for the revision of Parts 1, 3, 4, 7, 13, and 15 of 20.3 NMAC.  The revised rules will be become effective April 30, 2009.  The following links contained the newly revised rules:

20.3.1 NMAC (pdf)

20.3.3 NMAC (pdf)

20.3.4 NMAC (pdf)

20.3.4 NMAC without Table 461 (pdf)

20.3.7 NMAC (pdf)

20.3.13 NMAC (pdf)

20.3.15 NMAC (pdf)


For information regarding this page, contact Carl Sullivan of the Bureau at carl.sullivan@state.nm.us.








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