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ATOMIC ENERGY ACT OF 1954

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THE ATOMIC ENERGY ACT OF 1954

AN ACT For the development and control of atomic energy.

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

ATOMIC ENERGY ACT OF 1954*

CHAPTER 1. DECLARATION, FINDINGS, AND PURPOSE

Sec. 1. Declaration.
Sec. 2. Findings.
Sec. 3. Purpose.

CHAPTER 2. DEFINITIONS
Sec. 11. Definitions.

CHAPTER 3. ORGANIZATION
Sec. 23. Office.
Sec. 24. General Manager, Deputy and Assistant General Managers.
Sec. 25. Divisions, Offices, and Positions.
Sec. 27. Military Liaison Committee.
Sec. 28. Appointment of Army, Navy, or Air Force Officers.
Sec. 29. Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards.

CHAPTER 4. RESEARCH

Sec. 31. Research Assistance.
Sec. 32. Research by the Commission.
Sec. 33. Research for Others.

CHAPTER 5. PRODUCTION OF SPECIAL NUCLEAR MATERIAL

Sec. 41. Ownership and Operation of Production Facilities.
Sec. 42. Irradiation of Materials.
Sec. 43. Acquisition of Production Facilities.
Sec. 44. Disposition of Energy.

CHAPTER 6. SPECIAL NUCLEAR MATERIAL

Sec. 51. Special Nuclear Material.
Sec. 53. Domestic Distribution of Special Nuclear Material.
Sec. 54. Foreign Distribution of Special Nuclear Material.
Sec. 55. Acquisition.
Sec. 56. Guaranteed Purchase Prices.
Sec. 57. Prohibition.
Sec. 58. Review.

CHAPTER 7. SOURCE MATERIAL

Sec. 61. Source Material.
Sec. 62. License for Transfers Required.
Sec. 63. Domestic Distribution of Source Material.
Sec. 64. Foreign Distribution of Source Material.
Sec. 65. Reporting.
Sec. 66. Acquisition.
Sec. 67. Operations on Lands Belonging to the United States.
Sec. 68. Public and Acquired Lands.
Sec. 69. Prohibition.

*Table of contents of the Act does not accurately reflect its provisions. The table of contents probably should read as indicated in black brackets.

CHAPTER 8. BYPRODUCT MATERIAL

Sec. 81. Domestic Distribution.
Sec. 82. Foreign Distribution of Byproduct Material.
Sec. 83. Ownership and custody of certain byproduct material and disposal sites.
Sec. 84. Authorities of Commission respecting certain byproduct material.

CHAPTER 9. MILITARY APPLICATION OF ATOMIC ENERGY

Sec. 91. Authority.
Sec. 92. Prohibition.

CHAPTER 10. ATOMIC ENERGY LICENSES
Sec. 101. License Required.
Sec. 102. Finding of Practical Value.
[Sec. 102. Utilization and Production Facilities for Industrial or Commercial

Purposes.)
Sec. 103. Commercial Licenses.
Sec. 104. Medical Therapy and Research and Development.
Sec. 105. Antitrust Provisions.
Sec. 106. Classes of Facilities.
Sec. 107. Operators' Licenses.
Sec. 108. War or National Emergency.
Sec. 109. Component (and Other] Parts of Facilities.
Sec. 110. Exclusions.
[Sec. 111.)

CHAPTER 11. INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES

Sec. 121. Effect of International Arrangements.
Sec. 122. Policies Contained in International Arrangements.
Sec. 123. Cooperation With Other Nations.
Sec. 124. International Atomic Pool.
Sec. 125. Cooperation With Berlin.
Sec. 126. Export Licensing Procedures.
Sec. 127. Criteria Governing United States Nuclear Exports.
Stec. 128. Additional Export Criterion and Procedures.
Sec. 129. Conduct Resulting in Termination of Nuclear Exports.
Sec. 130. Congressional Review Procedures.
Sec. 131. Subsequent Arrangements.

CHAPTER 12. CONTROL OF INFORMATION
Sec. 141. Policy.
Sec. 142. Classification and Declassification of Restricted Data.
Sec. 143. Department of Defense Participation.
Sec. 144. International Cooperation.
Sec. 145. Restrictions.
Sec. 146. General Provisions.

CHAPTER 13. PATENTS AND INVENTIONS Sec. 151. Inventions Relating to Atomic Weapons, and Filing of Reports. Sec. 152. Inventions (Made or] Conceived During Commission Contracts. Sec. 153. Nonmilitary Utilization. Sec. 154. Injunctions. Sec. 155. Prior Art. Sec. 156. Commission Patent Licenses. Sec. 157. Compensation, Awards, and Royalties. Sec. 158. Monopolistic Use of Patents. Sec. 159. Federally Financed Research. Sec. 160. Saving Clause.

CHAPTER 14. GENERAL AUTHORITY
Sec. 161. General Provisions.
Sec. 162. Contracts.
Sec. 163. Advisory Committees.
Sec. 164. Electric Utility Contracts.

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