a. Any person seeking to obtain such a certificate shall submit to the department, not less than 7 business days prior to the storage or transporting of any of the materials specified in section 1 of this act, the following information:
(1) Name of shipper, (2) Name of carrier, (3) Type and quantity of radioactive material, (4) Date and time of shipment, (5) Starting point, scheduled route, and destination, (6) Location and manner of storage, and (7) Other information required by the department.
b. The department, after consultation with the Chief of the State Police, shall issue the "certificate of handling" upon a finding that the storage or transporting of such material shall be accomplished in a manner necessary to protect public health and safety of the citizens of the State. The department, in its discretion, may require changes in the location or manner of storage or changes in dates, routes or time of transporting such material if necessary to maximize protection to public health and safety.
L.1977, c. 233, s. 2, eff. Sept. 26, 1977.