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estimated costs of $39.3 miilion in 19750 and actuale coses of $26.8 million in 1972.. ma Eed imates for this program cover the salary
costs and other expenses of Commission personnel engaged in the discharge of regulatory functions including development of
policies, standards and procedures; administering licenses and regulations applicable to licensees; compliance and safeguards
inspections for licensees; cooperation with states in regulatory activities; and advisory, review and appeal boards and panels.
11. Program Support - Operating costs for program support are estimated at $151.2 million in 1974, compared with estimated costs
of $148.0 million and 1972 actual costs of $143.8 million. The 1974 estimates include $127,5 million for Operational Program
Direction. This estimate provides for an end-strength of 4,849 employees, an increase of 21 positions over 1973. Also included
under this program for 1974 are (1) $5.6 million for assistance payments to the former communities of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and
Los Alamos, New Mexico, in accordance with the Atomic Energy Community Act of 1955, as amended; (2) $7.0 million for security
investigations of persons to be employed on work involving access to restricted data, under the provisions of the Atomic Energy
Act, as amended, performed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Civil Service Commission; (3) $6.4 million for informa-
tion services activities including provision for the dissemination of complex technical information to the scientific and
technical community through specialized reference tools and to the public through exhibits, films and other media; expansion of
AEC information data base reflecting AEC's increased statutory responsibility to develop more efficient methods to meet the
nation's energy needs and preserve the environment; expansion of computerized systems needed to process, retrieve and communicate
technical information effectively and (4) $4.7 million for training and education in nuclear technology. Efforts include adminis-
tration of cooperative programs between universities and laboratories primarily for education of graduate and undergraduate
students at AEC sites, and operation of the Puerto Rico Nuclear Center.

12. Cost of Work for Others Program Cost of work for others is estimated to be $7.8 million in 1974, compared with 1973
estimated costs of $21.0 million and actual costs of $17.9 million in 1972. This program includes costs incurred by the
Commission in furnishing materials and services to industrial organizations and other private parties apart from those which it
provides normally for its own basic program. The costs are incurred only upon the request of others. Charges are made for these
materials and services and the revenues derived are included under "Revenues Applied".

13. Increase or Decrease in Selected Resources This program covers change in inventory stock held by AEC and its contractors,
other deposits, and goods and services on order under contract. The appropriation requirements for these items are based on the
changes in balances from the previous fiscal year. Balances at the end of 1974 are estimated at $1,053,7 million, as compared
with $931.6 million at the end of 1973 or an increase of $122,1 million in 1974, Balances at the end of 1972 were $813.0 million.

14. Revenues Applied This program includes income from sale and lease of products and from services rendered and other miscel-
laneous income items. These revenues are applied against Atomic Energy Commission appropriation requirements. Revenues are
estimated at $692.0 million for 1974, compared with an estimate of $490.4 million for 1973 and actual revenues in 1972 of $259.5
million. The 1974 estimate includes an amount of $580.0 million related to the charges for separative work in providing uranium
enrichment services to the private sector pursuant to Sec. 16lv of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended. The $580.0 million
estimate includes an amount of $160.0 million in estimated prepayments related to a proposed revision in contract provisions.
Income from license fees in 1974 are estimated at $32.1 million.

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The proposed change in language is indicated as follows: language enclosed in brackets I7 indicates proposed deletion; language underscored

indicates proposed insertion.

1. "{$2,138,800,0007 $1,754,750,000 and any moneys (except sums received from disposal of property under the Atomic Energy Community Act of 1955, as amended (42 U. S. C. 2301)) received by the Commission, notwithstanding the provisions of section 3617 of the Revised Statutes (31 U.S.C. 484), to remain available until expended:"

This change reflects the FY 1974 appropriation amount.

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The proposed changes in the language for the administrative provisions are described below. Language enclosed in brackets
IT indicates proposed deletions.
1. "[Sec. 102. No part of any appropriation herein shall be used to confer a fellowship on any person who advocates or who is a
member of an organization or party that advocates the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence or
with respect to whom the Commission finds, upon investigation and report by the Civil Service Commission on the character,
associations, and loyalty of whom, that reasonable grounds exist for belief that such person is disloyal to the Government of the
United States: Provided, That any person who advocates or who is a member of an organization or party that advocates, the over-
throw of the Government of the United States by force or violence and accepts employment or a fellowship the salary, wages,
stipend, grant, or expenses for which are paid from any appropriation contained herein shall be guilty of a felony, and, upon
conviction, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both: Provided further, that the
above penal clause shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other provisions of existing law.7"

This change is recommended since the fellowship restrictions contained in the language proposed for deletion are no longer considered necessary. U. S. ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION

FY 1974 Budget Estimates
GENERAL STATEMENT FOR PLANT AND CAPITAL EQUIPMENT

Summarization of estimated FY 1974 Obligations by program follows:

SUMMARY OF FY 1974

OBLIGATIONS

Nuclear Materials
Weapons
Naval Reactor Development
Civilian Reactor Development
Applied Energy Technology
Space Nuclear Systems
Physical Research .....
Controlled Thermonuclear Research
Biomedical and Environmental Research
Regulation Activities
Program Support
Construction Planning and Design

Funding for Capital
Funding for Projects Equipment
Projects Fully Included in Not

Total
Authorized the 1974

Related

Obligations
in Prior
Authorization to

from New
Years

Request Construction Appropriation
$ 12,000,000 $ 175,250,000 $ 18,050,000 $ 205,300,000
3,800,000 110,800,000 77,050,000 191,650,000

59,100,000 5,000,000 64,100,000
92,800,000 19,800,000 22,500,000 135,100,000

600,000

600,000
5,000,000

1,800,000 6,800,000
10,200,000 8,100,000 35,350,000 53,650,000

200,000 2,800,000 3,000,000
3,800,000 5,100,000 8,900,000

1,000,000 1,000,000
1,225,000 3,050,000 4,275,000
1,000,000

1,000,000

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Total Obligations from New Appropriation

$_123.800.000 $ 379,275.000*/s172.300.000 $ 675.375.000

a Includes $248,600,000 for projects authorized in prior years for which additional au thorization is being requested in FY 1974.

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