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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY PROPERTY

MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

HEARING

BEFORE THE
ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY, AND
NATURAL RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE

OF THE
COMMITTEE ON
GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

ONE HUNDRED THIRD CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

SEPTEMBER 19, 1994

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COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

JOHN CONYERS, JR, Michigan, Chairman CARDISS COLLINS, Thomas

WILLIAM F. CLINGER, JE, Pennsylvania HENRY A WALMAR, California

AL MOCANDLESS, Camifornia MIKE SYKUR, Oklahoma

J. DENNIS HASTERT, Ifinais STEPHEN L SEAL, Kota Carnis

JON L. KYL, Arizona TOM LANTOS, California

CHRISTOPHER SHAYS, Connecticut MAJOR R. OWENS, New York

STEVEN SCHIFF, New Mexico EDOLPHILS TOWE, New York

CHRISTOPHER COX, Catformie JOHN M. SPRATT, JR., South Carolina CRAIG THOMAS, Wyoming GARY A CONDIT. California

ILEANA ROS-LEHTINEN, Florida COLLIK C. PETERSON, Mimesta

DICK ZIMMER New Jersey KAREN L THURMAN, Florida

WILLIAM H. ZELIFF, JR, New Hampshire

JOHN M. MCHUGH, New York CAROLYN B. MALONEY, New York

STEPHEN HORN, Catformia THOMAS M. BARRETT, Wisconsin

DEBORAH PRYCE, Ohio DOXALD M. PAYNE, New Jersey

JOHN L. MICA, Florida FLOYD H. PLAKE, New York

ROB PORTMAN, Ohio
JAMES A HAYES, Louisiana

FRANK D. LUCAS, Oklahoma
CRAIG A WASHINGTON, Texas
BARBARA ROME COLLINS, Mickūzas BERNARD SANDERS, Vermont
CORRINE BROWW, Florida

(Independent) MARJORIE VARCOLIES-MEZVINSKY,

Pennsybania
LYNC. MOOLLEY, California

BART STUPAK, Michigan

JULIAN EPSTEIN, Staff Director
MATTHEW R FLETCHER, Minority Staff Director

ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY, AND NATURAL RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE

MIKE SYNAR, Oklahoma, Chairman KAREN L. THURMAN, Florida

J. DENNIS HASTERT, Illinois CAROLYN B. MALONEY, New York

JOHN M. MCHUGH, New York JAMES A HAYES, Louisiana

DEBORAH PRYCE, Ohio CRAIG A WASHINGTON, Texas

JOHN L. MICA, Florida EDOLPHUS TOWNS, New York

BERNARD SANDERS, Vermont

(Independent)

Ex OFFICIO
JOHN CONYERS, JR., Michigan

WILLIAM F. CLINGER, JR., Pennsylvania
SANDRA Z. HARRIS, Staff Director
DAVID BERICK, Professional Staff Member

ELISABETH R. CAMPBELL, Clerk
CHARLI COON, Minority Professional Staff Member

CONTENTS

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Hearing held on September 19, 1994
Statement of:

Durham, Maj. Gen. Archer, (USAF, Ret.), Assistant Secretary for Human

Resources and Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, accom-
panied by Patricia Dedik, Director, Export Control Operations Division,
Office of Nonproliferation and National Security; and Stephen J.
Michelsen, Director, Office of Contractor Management and Administra-

tion, Office of Procurement and Assistance Management
Layton, John C., Inspector General, U.S. Department of Energy
Rezendes, Victor, Director for Energy and Science Issues, Economic De-

velopment Division, U.S. General Accounting Office
Skaggs, Hon. David, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Colorado
Letters, statements, etc., submitted for the record by:

Durham, Maj. Gen. Archer, (USAF, Ret.), Assistant Secretary for Human

Resources and Administration, Ú.S. Department of Energy, prepared

statement of
Layton, John C., Inspector General, U.S. Department of Energy, prepared

statement of
Michelsen, Stephen J., Director, Office of Contractor Management and
Administration, Office of Procurement and Assistance Management:

Information concerning Argonne National Laboratory
List of contractor systems

List of contracts with deviations
Rezendes, Victor, Director for Energy and Science Issues, Economic De-

velopment Division, U.S. General Accounting Office: prepared state-

ment of
Skaggs, Hon. David, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Colorado, prepared statement of
Synar, Hon. Mike, a Representative in Congress from the State of Okla-

homa, prepared statement of
Thurman, Hon. Karen L., a Representative in Congress from the State
of Florida:

Article dated June 27, 1994
Exhibits 2 and 3
Exhibit 5
Exhibits 6–19
Exhibit 20
Exhibits 21-26
Exhibit 27
Exhibit 29
Exhibit 30
Exhibit 31

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY PROPERTY

MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1994

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY,

AND NATURAL RESOURCES,
COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS,

Washington, DC. The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 11 a.m., in room 2247, Rayburn House Office Building, Hon. Karen L. Thurman presiding.

Present: Representatives Thurman and Mica.

Staff present: Sandra Harris, staff director; David Berick, professional staff member; Elisabeth Campbell, clerk; and Charli Coon, minority professional staff member.

Mrs. THURMAN. The hearing will come to order. The chairman of the subcommittee, Mr. Synar, is unable to be with us today, so without objection I would like to enter the chairman's statement in the hearing record.

[The prepared statement of Hon. Mike Synar follows:)

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