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Chapter 731 - 2d Session

H. R. 11077

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To amend the Atomic Energy Community Act of 1955, and for other purposes.

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

Community Act Energy Community Act of 1955 is amended in the following respects:

of 1955, amend. SECTION 1. Amend section 36 a. by striking therefrom the word

ment. "residential” in the middle thereof. Also strike therefrom the word

69 Stat. 474. "purchaser” at the end thereof and substitute in place thereof the 42 USC 2326. following: “purchaser: Provided, That, with reference to commercial Improvements. property, the improvement credit allowed shall be the value of the enhancement of the Government's interest in the property, as determined by the Commission on the basis of the appraisal provided for under section 32: Provided further, That such credit shall be reduced to the 42 USC 2322. extent that lessee has been previously compensated therefor, as determined by the Commission, under the terms of the lease or otherwise."

42 USC 2362. Sec. 2. Amend section 62 to read as follows: “SEC. 62. COMMISSION FINANCING.—

"a. In the event that the Commission finds that financing on reasonable terms is not available from other sources, the Commission may, in order to facilitate the sale of residential property under chapter 5 of this Act, accept, in partial payment of the purchase price of any house, apartment building, or dormitory notes secured by first mortgages on such terms and conditions as the Commission shall deem appropriate. In the case of houses and apartment buildings, the maturity and percentage of appraised value in connection with such notes and mortgages shall not exceed those prescribed under section 223 (a) of the National Housing Act, as amended, and the interest rate shall equal the interest 68 Ştat. 605. rate plus the premium being charged (and any periodic service 12 ùsc 1715n. charge being authorized by the Federal Housing Commissioner for properties of similar character) under section 223 (a) of the National Housing Act, as amended, at the effective date of such notes and mortgages.

“b. In connection with the sale of residential property financed under section 62 a. of this Act, the Commission is authorized to make advances for necessary repairs, or for the rehabilitation, modernization, rebuilding or enlargement of single and duplex residential properties to priority purchasers, and to include such advances in the amount of the note secured by the mortgage on such property.

"c. In the event that the Commission finds that financing on reasonable terms is not available from other sources, the Commission may, in order to facilitate the sale of commercial property under chapter 5 of this Act, accept, in partial payment of the 42 USC 2341purchase price of any commercial property notes secured by first 2347. mortgages on such terms and conditions as the Commission shall deem

appropriate. “d. The Commission may sell any notes and mortgages acquired under subsections a. and c. hereof on terms set by the Commission.” SEC. 3. Section 116 of the Atomic Energy Community Act of 1955 Repossession. is hereby amended by adding the following thereto: “Notwithstanding 42 USC 2310. any other provision of law relating to the acquisition, handling, or disposal of real property by the United States, the Commission shall have power to deal with, complete, operate, rent, renovate, modernize, insure, or sell for cash or credit, in its discretion, any properties acquired pursuant to this Act, and to pursue to final collection, by way

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All 70 Stat. 654.

of compromise or otherwise, all claims arising pursuant to this section: Provided, That expenses authorized by this section shall be considered

nonadministrative expenses: Provided further, That section 3709 of 41 USC 5. the Revised Statutes shall not apply to any contract entered into pur

suant to this section if the amount thereof does not exceed $1,000.” Net prooeeds. Sec. 4. Section 117 of the Atomic Energy Community Act of 1955 42 USC 2311.

is hereby amended to read as follows: Community Dis- “SEC. 117 a.—There is hereby established as of June 30, 1956, a Composal Operations munity Disposal Operations Fund, and the Commission (or the head Fund.

of such agency as may be carrying out the sales and financing functions

of the Commission pursuant to a delegation by the President under 42 USC 2313. section 101 of this Act) is authorized to credit said fund with all

moneys hereafter obtained or now held by it and to account under said fund for all assets and liabilities held or acquired by it in connection with its sales and financing functions under this Act, and to make temporary advances to such fund, from any other funds available for expenses of operations of such Commission or agency, as may be required to carry out such functions pending the realization of sufficient proceeds under the provisions of this Act: Provided, That any such advances shall be repaid to the source appropriation or fund, to the extent of any unobligated balances available in the Community Disposal Operations Fund, prior to the close of the fiscal year during which such advances are made.

“b. The Community Disposal Operations Fund shall be available to pay for all necessary costs, expenses (including administrative expenses), losses or obligations incurred in connection with the aforesaid functions, including expenses incident to sale, or other transfer and

any financing under section 62, indemnities under sections 63 through 42 USC 2363

66, and expenses authorized by section 116 of this Act, and expenses 2366.

in connection with the defense and payment of any claims for breaches of warranties and covenants of title of any property disposed of pursuant to this Act.

“c. Any amount in said fund which is determined to be in excess of requirements for the purposes thereof shall be declared and paid as

liquidating dividends to the Treasury, not less often than annually.” 42 USC 2312. Sec. 5. Section 118 c. of the Atomic Energy Community Act of

1955 is repealed. 42 USC 2312. Sec. 6. Section 118 b. of the Atomic Energy Community Act of

1955 is amended by striking therefrom the figure “$2,165,000” and inserting in lieu thereof, the figure “$2,215,000.”

Approved July 25, 1956.

Richland.

Public Law 722 - 84th Congress
Chapter 608 - 2d Session

H. R. 11926

AN ACT

All 70 Stat. 553.

To amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1934, to permit the negotiation of commer

cial leases at atomic energy communities, and for other purposes.

68 Stat. 949.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 161 e. of Atomic Energy the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, is amended by striking

Commission.

Commercial therefrom the words “section 174;" and substituting in lieu thereof the

leases. words: “section 174: Provided, however, That in the communities owned by the Commission, the Commission is authorized to grant priv, 42 USC 2201. ileges, leases and permits upon adjusted terms which are fair and reasonable to responsible persons to operate commercial businesses without advertising and without advertising and without securing competitive bids, but taking into consideration, in addition to the price, and among other things (1) the quality and type of services required by the residents of the community, (2) the experience of each concession applicant in the community and its surrounding area, (3) the ability of the concession applicant to meet the needs of the community, and (4) the contribution the concession applicant has made or will make to the other activities and general welfare of the community;".

Approved July 14, 1956.

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Public Law 981 - 84th Congress
Chapter 969 - 2d Session

H, R. 11709

AN ACT

A11 70 Stat. 1035.

To amend Public Law 506, Eighty-fourth Congress, second session, to increase

the authorization for appropriations to the Atomic Energy Commission for acquisition or condemnation of real property or any facilities, or for plant or facility acquisition, construction, or expansion, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 101 of Afc appropriPublic Law 506, Eighty-fourth Congress, second session, is hereby ations, amended by striking the figure -$295,495,000" and inserting in lien Ante, p. 127. thereof the figure “$319,595,000”.

Sec. 2. Section 101 (c) 2 of Public Law 506, Eighty-fourth Congress, second session, is amended by striking the figure $15,900,000 and inserting in lieu thereof the figure $25,000,000.

Sec. 3. Section 101 (c) of Public Law 506, Eighty-fourth Congress, second session, is amended by adding at the end thereof a new subsection, reading :

“10. Project 57-c-10, amended reactor development project, $15,000,000." Approved August 6, 1956.

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Chapter 1015 - 2d Session

S. 4203

AN ACT

All 70 Stat. 1069. To amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and for other purposes.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the

Atomic Energy United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 11 u.

Act of 1954, of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, is amended to read

amendments. as follows:

68 Stat. 924. “u. The term 'United States' when uscd in a geographical sense 42 USC 2014. includes all Territories and possessions of the United States, the

Canal Zone and Puerto Rico.” Sec. 2. Section 31 a. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, 42 USC 2051. is amended by inserting after the word "development" in the first sentence thereof the words "and training”.

Sec. 3. Section 31 b. and section 31 c. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, are amended by redesignating the sections as sections 31 c. and 31 d. respectively and by adding a new section 31 b. reading as follows:

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

in subsection a. Sec. 4. Section 161 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, 42 USC 2201 is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection:

“r. The Commission is authorized and empowered, under such Easements for terms and conditions as are deemed advisable by it, to grant ease

mights-of-way. ments for rights-of-way over, across, in, and upon acquired lands under its jurisdiction and control, and public lands permanently withdrawn or reserved for the use of the Commission, to any State, political subdivision thereof, or municipality, or to any individual, partnership, or corporation of any State, Territory, or possession of the United States, for (a) railroad tracks; (b) oil pipe lines; (c) substations for electric power transmission lines, telephone lines, and telegraph lines, and pumping stations for gas, water, sewer, and oil pipe lines; (d) canals; (e) ditches; (f) Aumes; (g) tunnels; (h) dams and reservoirs in connection with fish and wildlife programs, fish hatcheries, and other fishcultural improvements; (i) roads and streets; and (j) for any other purpose or purposes deemed advisable by the Commission : Provided, That such rights-of-way shall be granted only upon a finding by the Commission that the same will not be incompatiblo with the public interest: Provided further, That such rights-ofway shall not include any more land than is reasonably necessary for the purpose for which granted: And provided further, That all or any part of such rights-of-way may be annulled and forfeited by the Commission for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of any grant hereunder or for nonuse for a period of two consecutive years or abandonment of rights granted under authority hereof. Copies of all instruments granting easements over public lands pursuant to this section shall be furnished to

the Secretary of the Interior." Sec. 5. Section 182 a. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, 42 USC 2232. is amended by striking the last sentence thereof and substituting in place thereof the following:

"All applications and statements shall be signed by the appli- Lioense applicant or licensee. Applications for, and statements made in con- cations. nection with, licenses under sections 103 and 104 shall be made 44 YSC 2133,

2134.

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