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low-level waste and estimates the costs associated with such interim storage.

(2) In carrying out this subsection, the Secretary shall consult with the Governors of the States, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Geological Survey, and the Secretary of Transportation, and such other agencies and departments as he finds appropriate.

NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION APPROPRIATION

AUTHORIZATION

NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION APPROPRIATION

AUTHORIZATION 1

AN ACT To authorize appropriations to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in accordance with section 261 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and section 305 of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as amended, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

TITLE I-AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR

FISCAL YEAR 1980

SEC. 101. (a) There is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in accordance with the provisions of section 261 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2017) and section 305 of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5875), for the fiscal year 1980, the sum of $426,821,000, to remain available until expended. Of such total amount authorized to be appropriated:

(1) not more than $66,510,000, may be used for "Nuclear Reactor Regulation", of which an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 is authorized to accelerate the effort in gas-cooled thermal reactor preapplication review;

(2) not more than $42,440,000, may be used for "Inspection and Enforcement"; of the total amount appropriated for this purpose, $4,684,000 shall be available for support for 146 additional inspectors for the Resident Inspector program;

(3) not more than $15,953,000, may be used for "Standards Development";

(4) not more than $32,380,000, may be used for "Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards"; of the total amount appropriated for this purpose

(A) not less than $60,000 shall be available only for the employment by the Commission of two qualified individuals to be assigned by the Commission for implementation of the United States International Atomic Energy Agency Safeguards Treaty, following ratification of such treaty by the United States Senate;

(B) not less than $180,000 and six additional positions shall be included in the Division of Safeguards for the regulatory improvement of material control and accounting safeguards and the development of improved regulatory requirements for safeguarding the transportation of spent fuel; and

(C) not less than $9,675,000 shall be available for Nuclear Waste Disposal and Management activities, including support for five additional positions in the Division of Waste Management for implementation of the Uranium

1 This Act consists of Public Law 96-295 (94 Stat. 780) enacted June 30, 1980.

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