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Laws and Rules - X-Ray Machines and Services


Texas Laws - Health and Safety Code

Texas Laws and Statutes Governing Radiation Control
Statute Title
Chapter 401 Radioactive Materials and Other Sources of Radiation

X-Ray Machine Registration Rules - Title 25, Texas Administrative Code


Medical X-Ray

Rules Covering Registration of Medical X-Ray Machines
Rule Title Revision Date
§289.203 (HTML)
§289.203 (PDF, 109KB)
Notices, Instructions, and Reports To Workers; Inspections 10/01/11
RC Form 203-1
(PDF, 65KB)
"Notice to Employees" RC Form 203-1 (standalone document) 10/01/11
§289.204 (HTML)
§289.204 (PDF, 85KB)
Fees for Certificates of Registration, Radioactive Material Licenses, Emergency Planning and Implementation, and Other Regulatory Services 09/07/14
§289.205 (HTML)
§289.205 (PDF, 91KB)
Hearing and Enforcement Procedures 12/27/07
§289.226 (HTML)
§289.226 (PDF, 199KB)
Registration of Radiation Machine Use and Services 12/17/13
§289.227 (HTML)
§289.227 (PDF, 328KB)
Use of Radiation Machines in the Healing Arts
See Note 289.227
05/01/13
§289.227 - FAQs
(PDF, 357KB)
Questions and Answers - 25 TAC §289.227, Use of Radiation Machines in the Healing Arts 01/13/15
§289.230 (HTML)
§289.230 (PDF, 309KB)
Certification of Mammography Systems and Mammography Machines Used for Interventional Breast Radiography 04/29/12
§289.231 (HTML)
§289.231 (PDF, 280KB)
General Provisions and Standards for Protection Against Machine-Produced Radiation 12/29/11

Accelerators, Therapeutic Radiation Machines, Simulators, and Electronic Brachytherapy Devices

Rules Covering Registration of Accelerators, Therapeutic Radiation Machines, Simulators, and Electronic Brachytherapy Devices
Rule Title Revision Date
§289.203 (HTML)
§289.203 (PDF, 109KB)
Notices, Instructions, and Reports To Workers; Inspections 10/01/11
RC Form 203-1
(PDF, 65KB)
"Notice to Employees" RC Form 203-1 (standalone document) 10/01/11
§289.204 (HTML)
§289.204 (PDF, 85KB)
Fees for Certificates of Registration, Radioactive Material Licenses, Emergency Planning and Implementation, and Other Regulatory Services 09/07/14
§289.205 (HTML)
§289.205 (PDF, 91KB)
Hearing and Enforcement Procedures 12/27/07
§289.226 (HTML)
§289.226 (PDF, 199KB)
Registration of Radiation Machine Use and Services 12/17/13
§289.227 (HTML)
§289.227 (PDF, 328KB)
Use of Radiation Machines in the Healing Arts
See Note 289.227
05/01/13
§289.227 - FAQs
(PDF, 357KB)
Questions and Answers - 25 TAC §289.227, Use of Radiation Machines in the Healing Arts 01/13/15
§289.229 (HTML)
§289.229 (PDF, 338KB)
Radiation Safety Requirements for Accelerators, Therapeutic Radiation Machines, Simulators, and Electronic Brachytherapy Devices 12/29/11
§289.231 (HTML)
§289.231 (PDF, 280KB)
General Provisions and Standards for Protection Against Machine-Produced Radiation 12/29/11

Dental X-Ray (Includes Cone Beam CT)

Rules Covering Registration of Dental X-Ray Machines, Including Cone Beam CT
Rule Title Revision Date
§289.204 (HTML)
§289.204 (PDF, 85KB)
Fees for Certificates of Registration, Radioactive Material Licenses, Emergency Planning and Implementation, and Other Regulatory Services 09/07/14
§289.232 (HTML)
§289.232 (PDF, 572KB)
Radiation Control Regulations for Dental Radiation Machines 10/12/08
§289.232(i)(5)(B)(iii) (PDF, 14KB) "Notice to Employees" RC Form 232-1 (for Dentists only) 10/12/08

Veterinary X-Ray Machines

Rules Covering Registration of Veterinary X-Ray Machines
Rule Title Revision Date
§289.204 (HTML)
§289.204 (PDF, 85KB)
Fees for Certificates of Registration, Radioactive Material Licenses, Emergency Planning and Implementation, and Other Regulatory Services 09/07/14
§289.233 (HTML)
§289.233 (PDF, 654KB)
Radiation Control Regulations for Radiation Machines Used in Veterinary Medicine 10/12/08
§289.233(i)(3)(F)(vii) (PDF, 32KB) "Occupational Exposure Record" RC Form 233-1 (for Veterinarians Only) 10/12/08
§289.233(i)(4)(B)(iii) (PDF, 66KB) "Notice to Employees" RC Form 233-2 (for Veterinarians Only) 10/12/08

Veterinary X-Ray with Accelerator

Rules Covering Registration of Veterinary X-Ray Machines
Rule Title Revision Date
§289.204 (HTML)
§289.204 (PDF, 85KB)
Fees for Certificates of Registration, Radioactive Material Licenses, Emergency Planning and Implementation, and Other Regulatory Services 09/07/14
§289.229 (HTML)
§289.229 (PDF, 338KB)
Radiation Safety Requirements for Accelerators, Therapeutic Radiation Machines, Simulators, and Electronic Brachytherapy Devices 12/29/11
§289.233 (HTML)
§289.233 (PDF, 654KB)
Radiation Control Regulations for Radiation Machines Used in Veterinary Medicine 10/12/08
§289.233(i)(3)(F)(vii) (PDF, 32KB) "Occupational Exposure Record" RC Form 233-1 (for Veterinarians Only) 10/12/08
§289.233(i)(4)(B)(iii) (PDF, 66KB) "Notice to Employees" RC Form 233-2 (for Veterinarians Only) 10/12/08

Industrial X-Ray Machines (Includes Minimal Threat)

Rules Covering Registration of Industrial X-Ray Machines, Including Minimal Threat
Rule Title Revision Date
§289.203 (HTML)
§289.203 (PDF, 109KB)
Notices, Instructions, and Reports To Workers; Inspections 10/01/11
RC Form 203-1
(PDF, 65KB)
"Notice to Employees" RC Form 203-1 (standalone document) 10/01/11
§289.204 (HTML)
§289.204 (PDF, 85KB)
Fees for Certificates of Registration, Radioactive Material Licenses, Emergency Planning and Implementation, and Other Regulatory Services 09/07/14
§289.205 (HTML)
§289.205 (PDF, 91KB)
Hearing and Enforcement Procedures 12/27/07
§289.226 (HTML)
§289.226 (PDF, 199KB)
Registration of Radiation Machine Use and Services 12/17/13
§289.228 (HTML)
§289.228 (PDF, 104KB)
Radiation Safety Requirements for Analytical and Other Industrial Radiation Machines 05/01/08
§289.231 (HTML)
§289.231 (PDF, 280KB)
General Provisions and Standards for Protection Against Machine-Produced Radiation 12/29/11

Industrial Radiography X-Ray Machines

Rules Covering Registration of Industrial Radiography X-Ray Machines
Rule Title Revision Date
§289.203 (HTML)
§289.203 (PDF, 109KB)
Notices, Instructions, and Reports To Workers; Inspections 10/01/11
RC Form 203-1
(PDF, 65KB)
"Notice to Employees" RC Form 203-1 (standalone document) 10/01/11
§289.204 (HTML)
§289.204 (PDF, 85KB)
Fees for Certificates of Registration, Radioactive Material Licenses, Emergency Planning and Implementation, and Other Regulatory Services 09/07/14
§289.205 (HTML)
§289.205 (PDF, 91KB)
Hearing and Enforcement Procedures 12/27/07
§289.226 (HTML)
§289.226 (PDF, 199KB)
Registration of Radiation Machine Use and Services 12/17/13
§289.228 (HTML)
§289.228 (PDF, 104KB)
Radiation Safety Requirements for Analytical and Other Industrial Radiation Machines 05/01/08
§289.231 (HTML)
§289.231 (PDF, 280KB)
General Provisions and Standards for Protection Against Machine-Produced Radiation 12/29/11
§289.255 (HTML)
§289.255 (PDF, 217KB)
Radiation Safety Requirements and Licensing and Registration Procedures for Industrial Radiography 03/22/15

Industrial X-Ray Accelerator

Rules Covering Registration of Industrial X-Ray Accelerators
Rule Title Revision Date
§289.203 (HTML)
§289.203 (PDF, 109KB)
Notices, Instructions, and Reports To Workers; Inspections 10/01/11
RC Form 203-1
(PDF, 65KB)
"Notice to Employees" RC Form 203-1 (standalone document) 10/01/11
§289.204 (HTML)
§289.204 (PDF, 85KB)
Fees for Certificates of Registration, Radioactive Material Licenses, Emergency Planning and Implementation, and Other Regulatory Services 09/07/14
§289.205 (HTML)
§289.205 (PDF, 91KB)
Hearing and Enforcement Procedures 12/27/07
§289.226 (HTML)
§289.226 (PDF, 199KB)
Registration of Radiation Machine Use and Services 12/17/13
§289.228 (HTML)
§289.228 (PDF, 104KB)
Radiation Safety Requirements for Analytical and Other Industrial Radiation Machines 05/01/08
§289.229 (HTML)
§289.229 (PDF, 338KB)
Radiation Safety Requirements for Accelerators, Therapeutic Radiation Machines, Simulators, and Electronic Brachytherapy Devices 12/29/11
§289.231 (HTML)
§289.231 (PDF, 280KB)
General Provisions and Standards for Protection Against Machine-Produced Radiation 12/29/11

X-Ray Service Companies

Rules Covering X-Ray Service Companies
Rule Title Revision Date
§289.203 (HTML)
§289.203 (PDF, 109KB)
Notices, Instructions, and Reports To Workers; Inspections 10/01/11
RC Form 203-1
(PDF, 65KB)
"Notice to Employees" RC Form 203-1 (standalone document) 10/01/11
§289.204 (HTML)
§289.204 (PDF, 85KB)
Fees for Certificates of Registration, Radioactive Material Licenses, Emergency Planning and Implementation, and Other Regulatory Services 09/07/14
§289.205 (HTML)
§289.205 (PDF, 91KB)
Hearing and Enforcement Procedures 12/27/07
§289.226 (HTML)
§289.226 (PDF, 199KB)
Registration of Radiation Machine Use and Services 12/17/13
§289.227 (HTML)
§289.227 (PDF, 328KB)
Use of Radiation Machines in the Healing Arts
See Note 289.227
05/01/13
§289.227 - FAQs
(PDF, 357KB)
Questions and Answers - 25 TAC §289.227, Use of Radiation Machines in the Healing Arts 01/13/15
§289.228 (HTML)
§289.228 (PDF, 104KB)
Radiation Safety Requirements for Analytical and Other Industrial Radiation Machines 05/01/08
§289.229 (HTML)
§289.229 (PDF, 338KB)
Radiation Safety Requirements for Accelerators, Therapeutic Radiation Machines, Simulators, and Electronic Brachytherapy Devices 12/29/11
§289.230 (HTML)
§289.230 (PDF, 309KB)
Certification of Mammography Systems and Mammography Machines Used for Interventional Breast Radiography 04/29/12
§289.231 (HTML)
§289.231 (PDF, 280KB)
General Provisions and Standards for Protection Against Machine-Produced Radiation 12/29/11
§289.232 (HTML)
§289.232 (PDF, 572KB)
Radiation Control Regulations for Dental Radiation Machines 10/12/08
§289.233 (HTML)
§289.233 (PDF, 654KB)
Radiation Control Regulations for Radiation Machines Used in Veterinary Medicine 10/12/08

Notes Regarding Specific Rules

§289.227 - View the DSHS letter sent to registrants and other interested parties:


Last updated January 29, 2016