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General
Counsel.

Inspection
Division.

Military
Liaison
Committee.
42 U.S.C.
Sec. 2037.

"b. an Office of the General Counsel under the direction of the General Counsel who shall be appointed by the Commission;25 and

"c. an Inspection Division under the direction of a Director who shall be appointed by the Commission.26 The Inspection Division shall be responsible for gathering information to show whether or not the contractors, licensees, and officers and employees of the Commission are complying with the provisions of this Act (except those provisions for which the Federal Bureau of Investigation is responsible) and the appropriate rules and regulations of the Commission.

"d. such other executive management positions (not to exceed six in number) as the Commission may determine to be necessary to the discharge of its responsibilities. Such positions shall be established by the General Manager with the approval of the Commission. They shall be appointed by the General Manager with the approval of the Commission, shall serve at the pleasure of the General Manager, and shall be removable by the General Manager.2 "SEC. 26.28 "SEC. 27. MILITARY LIAISON COMMITTEE.-There is hereby established a Military Liaison Committee consisting of—

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"a. a Chairman, who shall be the head thereof and who shall be appointed by the President, by and

25 Public Law 88-426 (78 Stat. 400) (1964), sec. 306 (f), amended sec. 25 b. by deleting the last part which read: "and shall receive compensation at a rate determined by the Commission, but not in excess of $19.500 per annum.

Public Law 85-287 (71 Stat. 612) (1957), sec. 3, had amended sec. 25 b. by substituting $19,500 for $16,000.

26 Public Law 88-426 (78 Stat. 400) (1964), sec. 306 (f), amended the frst sentence of sec. 25 c. by deleting the last part which read: “and shall receive compensation at a rate determined by the Commission, but not in excess of $19,000 per annum".

Public Law 85-287 (71 Stat. 612) (1957), sec. 3, had amended that sentence by substituting $19,000 for $16,000.

27 Public Law 85-287 (71 Stat. 612) (1957), sec. 3, added subsec. d. Public Law 88-426 (78 Stat. 400) (1964), sec. 306(f), amended the last sentence of this subsection by inserting "and" immediately before 'shall be removable by the General Manager and by deleting the last part of the sentence which read: and shall receive compensation at a rate determined by the General Manager, but not in excess of $19,000 per annum".

28 Public Law 95-91 (91 Stat. 608) (1977) sec. 709 (c) (1), repealed sec. 26 which read:

"GENERAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE. There shall be a General Advisory Committee to advise the Commission on scientific and technical matters relating to materials, production, and research and development, to be composed of nine members, who shall be appointed from civilian life by the President. Each member shall hold office for a term of six years, except that (a) any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed, shall be appointed for the remainder of such term; and (b) the terms of office of the members first taking office after August 1, 1946, shall expire, as designated by the President at the time of appointment, three at the end of two years, three at the end of four years, and three at the end of six years, after August 1, 1946. The Committee shall designate one of its own members as Chairman. The Committee shall meet at least four times in every calendar year. The members of the Committee shall receive a per diem compensation for each day spent in meetings or conferences, and all members shall receive their necessary traveling or other expenses while engaged in the work of the Committee."

with the advice and consent of the Senate, who shall
serve at the pleasure of the President; 29 and

"b. a representative or representatives from each
of the Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air
Force, in equal numbers, as determined by the Sec-
retary of Defense, to be assigned from each Depart-
ment by the Secretary thereof, and who will serve
without additional compensation.

"The Chairman of the Committee may designate one of the members of the Committee as Acting Chairman to act during his absence. The Commission shall advise and consult with the Department of Defense, through the Committee, on all atomic energy matters which the Department of Defense deems to relate to military applications of atomic weapons or atomic energy including the development, manufacture, use, and storage of atomic weapons, the allocation of special nuclear material for military research, and the control of information relating to the manufacture or utilization of atomic weapons; and shall keep the Department of Defense, through the Committee, fully and currently informed of all such matters before the Commission. The Department of Defense, through the Committee, shall keep the Commission fully and currently informed on all matters within the Department of Defense which the Commission deems to relate to the development or application of atomic energy. The Department of Defense, through Defense Dethe Committee, shall have the authority to make written partment. recommendations to the Commission from time to time on matters relating to military applications of atomic energy as the Department of Defense may deem appropriate. If the Department of Defense at any time concludes that any request, action, proposed action, or failure to act on the part of the Commission is adverse to the responsibilities of the Department of Defense, the Secretary of Defense shall refer the matter to the President whose decision shall be final.

"SEC. 28. APPOINTMENT OF ARMY, NAVY, OR AIR FORCE OFFICERS.-Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, the officer of the Army, Navy, or Air Force serving as Assistant General Manager for Military Application shall serve without prejudice to his commissioned status as such officer. Any such officer serving as Assistant General Manager for Military Application shall receive in addition to his pay and allowances, including special and incentive pays, for which pay and allowances the Commission shall reimburse his service, an amount equal to the difference between such pay and allowances, including special and incentive pays, and the compensa

29 Public Law 88-426 (78 Stat. 400) (1964), sec. 305(10) (B), repealed the phrase", and who shall receive compensation at the rate prescribed for an Assistant Secretary of Defense", which appeared after the word "President".

Authority of

Appointment
or Air Force
42 U.S.C.
sec. 2038.

of Army, Navy

officers.

tary Liaison

Committee.

Chairman, Mill- tion established for this position.30 Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, any active or retired officer of the Army, Navy, or Air Force may serve as Chairman of the Military Liaison Committee without prejudice to his active or retired status as such officer. Any such officer serving as Chairman of the Military Liaison Committee shall receive, in addition to his pay and allowances, including special and incentive pays, or in addition to his retired pay, an amount equal to the difference between such pay and allowances, including special and incentive pays, or between his retired pay, and the compensation prescribed for the Chairman of the Military Liaison Committee.

Committee on
Reactor
Safeguards.
42 U.S.C.
Bec. 2039.

"SEC. 29. ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON REACTOR SAFEGUARDS.-There is hereby established an Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards consisting of a maximum of fifteen members appointed by the Commission for terms of four years each. The Committee shall review safety studies and facility license applications referred to it and shall make reports thereon, shall advise the Commission with regard to the hazards of proposed or existing reactor facilities and the adequacy of proposed reactor safety standards, and shall perform such other duties as the Commission may request. One member shall be designated by the Committee as its Chairman. The members of the Committee shall receive a per diem compensation for each day spent in meetings or conferences, or other work of the Committee, and all members shall receive their necessary traveling or other expenses while engaged in the work of the Committee. The provisions of section 163 shall be applicable to the Committee.31 In addition to its other duties under this section, the committee, making use of all available sources, shall undertake a study of reactor safety research and prepare and submit annually to the Congress a report containing the results of such study. The first such report shall be submitted to the Congress not later than December 31, 1977.32

30 Public Law 90-190 (81 Stat. 575) (1967), sec. 6, amended the first two sentences of sec. 28. Prior to this amendment, these sentences read as follows:

"Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, any active officer of the Army, Navy, or Air Force may serve as Director of the Division of Military Application without prejudice to his commissioned status as such officer. Any such officer serving as Director of the Division of Milltary Application shall receive in addition to his pay and allowances, including special and incentive pays, an amount equal to the difference between such pay and allowances, including special and incentive pays, and the compensation established for this position pursuant to section 303 or section 309 of the Federal Executive Salary Act of 1964."

Public Law 88-426 (73 Stat. 400), sec. 306, had earlier amended the second sentence of sec. 28 by substituting the last phrase for the phrase "and the compensation prescribed in section 25".

31 Public Law 85-256 (71 Stat. 576) (1957), sec. 5, added sec. 29. 82 Public Law 95-209 (91 Stat. 1483) (1977), sec. 5, amended sec. 29 by adding the last two sentences.

"CHAPTER 4. RESEARCH

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Research assistance. 42 U.S.C.

"SEC. 31. RESEARCH ASSISTANCE.— "a. The Commission is directed to exercise its powers 48.C. in such manner as to insure the continued conduct of sec. 2051. research and development and training 3 activities in the fields specified below, by private or public institutions or persons, and to assist in the acquisition of an everexpanding fund of theoretical and practical knowledge in such fields. To this end the Commission is authorized and directed to make arrangements (including contracts, agreements, and loans) for the conduct of research and development activities relating to

"(1) nuclear processes;

"(2) the theory and production of atomic energy, including processes, materials, and devices related to such production;

"(3) utilization of special nuclear material and radioactive material for medical, biological, agricultural, health, or military purposes;

"(4) utilization of special nuclear material, atomic energy, and radioactive material and processes entailed in the utilization or production of atomic energy or such material for all other purposes, including industrial or commercial uses, the generation of usable energy, and the demonstration of advances in the commercial or industrial application of atomic energy;

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"(5) the protection of health and the promotion of safety during research and production activities; and

"(6) the preservation and enhancement of a viable environment by developing more efficient methods to meet the Nation's energy needs.85

"b. The Commission is further authorized to make grants and contributions to the cost of construction and operation of reactors and other facilities and other equipment to colleges, universities, hospitals, and eleemosynary or charitable institutions for the conduct of educational and training activities relating to the fields in subsection a.86

Public Law 84-1006 (70 Stat. 1069) (1956), sec. 2, added the words "and training".

Public Law 91-560 (84 Stat. 1472) (1970), sec. 1, amended paragraph 31 a. (4) which read as follows: "Utilization of special nuclear material, atomic energy, and radioactivity material and processes entailed in the utilization or production of atomic energy or such material for all other purposes, including industrial use, the generation of usable energy, and the demonstration of the practical value of utilization or production facilities for industrial or commercial purposes; and".

Public Law 92-84 (85 Stat. 304) (1971), sec. 201(a), added paragraph (6).

Public Law 84-1006 (70 Stat. 1069) (1956), sec. 3, added subsec. 81 b. and redesignated former subsecs. 31 b. and c. as subsecs. 31 c. and d., respectively.

Grants for com reactors, ete.

struction of

41 U.S.C. 252(e).

(See 41 U.S.C. 260(b).)

Research by the Commission. 43 U.S.C. see. 2052.

Research for others.

"c. The Commission may (1) make arrangements pursuant to this section, without regard to the provisions of section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, upon certification by the Commission that such action is necessary in the interest of the common defense and security, or upon a showing by the Commission that advertising is not reasonably practicable; (2) make partial and advance payments under such arrangements; and (3) make available for use in connection therewith such of its equipment and facilities as it may deem desirable.

"d. The arrangements made pursuant to this section shall contain such provisions (1) to protect health, (2) to minimize danger to life or property, and (3) to require the reporting and to permit the inspection of work performed thereunder, as the Commission may determine. No such arrangement shall contain any provisions or conditions which prevent the dissemination of scientific or technical information, except to the extent such dissemination is prohibited by law.

"SEC. 32. RESEARCH BY THE COMMISSION.-The Commission is authorized and directed to conduct, through its own facilities, activities and studies of the types specified in section 31.

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"SEC. 33. RESEARCH FOR OTHERS.-Where the Commission finds private facilities or laboratories are inadequate for the purpose, it is authorized to conduct for other persons, through its own facilities, such of those activities and studies of the types specified in section 31 as it deems appropriate to the development of energy. To the extent the Commission determines that private facilities or laboratories are inadequate to the purpose, and that the Commission's facilities, or scientific or technical resources have the potential of lending significant assistance to other persons in the fields of protection of public health and safety, the Commission may also assist other persons in these fields by conducting for such persons, through the Commission's own facilities, research and development or training activities and studies. The Commission is authorized to determine and make such charges as in its discretion may be desirable for the conduct of the activities and studies referred to in this section.38

87 Public Law 92-84 (85 Stat. 304) (1971), sec. 201(b), amended this sentence. Prior to amendment it read as follows: "Where the Commission finds private facilities or laboratories are inadequate to the purpose, it is authorized to conduct for other persons, through its own facilities, such of those activities and studies of the types specified in section 31 as it deems appropriate to the development of atomic energy."

38 Public Law 90-190 (81 Stat. 575) (1967), sec. 7, amended sec. 33. Prior to amendment, the section reads as follows:

"SEC. 33. RESEARCH FOR OTHERS.-Where the Commission finds private facilities or laboratories are inadequate to the purpose, it is authorized to conduct for other persons, through its own facilities, such of those activities and studies of the types specified in section 31 as it deems appro priate to the development of atomic energy. The Commission is authorized to determine and make such charges as in its discretion may be desirable for the conduct of such activities and studies."

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