Nebraska Revised Statute 76-3503

Chapter 76 Section 3503


Terms, defined.

For purposes of the Radon Resistant New Construction Act:

(1) Active radon mitigation system means a family of radon mitigation systems involving mechanically driven soil depressurization, including subslab depressurization, drain tile depressurization, block wall depressurization, and submembrane depressurization. Active radon mitigation system is also known as active soil depressurization;

(2) Building code means an ordinance, resolution, or law that establishes standards applicable to new construction;

(3) Building contractor means any individual, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, or other business entity that engages in new construction;

(4) Department means the Department of Health and Human Services;

(5) New construction means any original construction of a single-family home or a multifamily dwelling, including apartments, group homes, condominiums, and townhouses, or any original construction of a building used for commercial, industrial, educational, or medical purposes. New construction does not include additions to existing structures or remodeling of existing structures;

(6) Passive new construction pipe means a pipe installed in new construction that relies solely on the convective flow of air upward for soil gas depressurization and may consist of multiple pipes routed through conditioned space from below the foundation to above the roof; and

(7) Radon mitigation specialist means an individual who is licensed by the department as a radon mitigation specialist in accordance with the Radiation Control Act.


Cross References

  • Radiation Control Act, see section 71-3519.