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71 Stat. 408. 71 Stat. 409.

Ante, p. 274.

funds available to them to make allowances and payments to their civilian officers and employees who are assigned to full time duty at Commission headquarters prior to the time of the move to the new principal office, such allowances and payments to be in accordance with the provisions of subsection a. (1) of this section.

Sec. 110. PROTOTYPE POWER REACTOR FACILITIES.—(a) The Commission shall proceed with the design engineering, and construction under contract, as soon as practicable, of the prototype power reactor facility authorized by section 101 for project 58-6-15 at an installation operated by or on behalf of the Commission and the electric energy generated shall be used by the Commission in connection with the operation of such installation.

(b) In the conduct of the work under this section the Commission is authorized to obtain the participation of private, cooperative, or public power organizations to the fullest extent consistent with Commission direction of the project, ownership of the reactor, and utilization of the electric energy generated.

(c) The prototype power reactor facility constructed under this section shall be operated by, or under contract with, the Commission for such period of time as the Commission determines to be advisable for research and development purposes and for such additional periods as the Commission may determine to be necessary for national defense purposes and for the purposes of subsection (a) of this section. Upon the expiration of the prototype reactor operation as determined by the Commission in accordance with this subsection, the Commission shall dismantle the reactor and its appurtenances.

SEC. 111. COOPERATIVE POWER REACTOR DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM.(a) There is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Atomic Energy Commission, in accordance with the provisions of section 261 a. (2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, the sum of $129,915,000 for use in a program not to exceed $149,915,000, subject to the following conditions:

(1) Arrangements for projects sponsored under the Second Round of the Commission's power reactor demonstration programs by cooperatives and publicly owned agencies under which the reactor is financed in major part by the Commission and is to be owned by the Federal Government shall be carried on by direct contract between the Commission and the equipment manufacturer or engineering organization with respect to the development, design, and construction of the reactor and related facilities, and by direct contract between the Commission and the cooperative or publicly owned organization with respect to the provision of a site and conventional turbogenerating facilities, the operation of the entire plant including training of personnel, the sale by the Commission of steam from the reactor complex to the cooperative or publicly owned organization, and other relevant matters. Sale of steam by the Commission under contract with the cooperative or publicly owned organization shall be at rates based upon the present cost of, or the projected cost of, comparable steam from a plant using conventional fuels at such locations. Projects covered under this subsection shall be operated under contract with the Commission for such period of time as the Commission determines to be advisable for research and development purposes but in no event to exceed ten years. Upon the expiration of such period the Commission shall offer the reactor and its appurtenances for sale to the cooperative or publicly owned agency at a price to reflect appropriate depreciation but not to include construction costs assignable to research and development. In the event the cooperative or publicly owned agency elects not to pur

Conditions.

chase the reactor and its appurtenances, the Commission shall dismantle them.

(2) Funds in the amount of $1,500,000 may be expended for research and development in Commission laboratories to advance the technology of the fast breeder reactor concept.

(3) The date for approving proposals under the third round of the power demonstration reactor program shall be no later than December 31, 1958, and no funds authorized for the third round shall be expended on projects approved under the first or second rounds of such program or on other nuclear power projects

already under construction. (b) Before the Commission enters into any arrangement (including contract, agreement, and loan) or amendment thereto, the basis of which has not been included in the program justification data previously submitted to the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy in support of authorization legislation approved in accordance with the provisions of section 261 a. (2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, Ante, p. 274. as amended, and which involves appropriations authorized by subsection (a) of this section, the basis for the arrangement or amendment thereto which the Commission proposes to execute (including the name of the proposed contractor or party with whom the arrangement is to be made, a general description of the proposed reactor, the estimated amount of the assistance to be provided under section 261 a. (2), the estimated cost to be incurred by the contractor or other party, and the general features of the proposed arrangement or amendment) Report to shall be submitted to the Joint Committee, and a period of forty-five Congress. days shall elapse while Congress is in session in computing such 21 Stat. 409. forty-five days, there shall be excluded the days on which either 71 Stat. 410. House is not in session because of adjournment for more than three days) : Provided, however, That the Joint Committee after having received the basis for a proposed arrangement, or amendment thereto, may by resolution in writing waive the conditions of or all or any portion of such forty-five-day period: Provided further, That such arrangement or amendment shall be entered into in accordance with the program justification data described above and the basis for the arrangement or amendment submitted as provided herein: And provided further, That no basis for a particular arrangement or amendment thereto need be resubmitted to the Joint Committee for the sole reason that the estimated amount of assistance provided for therein exceeds the estimated amount of assistance previously submitted to the Joint Committee by not more than 15 per centum.

SEC. 201. Section 161 e. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as 70 Stat. 553. amended, is amended by adding after the words “adjusted terms 42 USC 2201. which” in the proviso thereof, the following: “(at the time of the initial grant of any privilege grant, lease, or permit, or renewal thereof, or in order to avoid inequities or undue hardship prior to the sale by the United States of property affected by such grant)”.

Sec. 202. Section 35 of the Atomic Energy Community Act of 69 Stat.. 474. 1955, as amended, is amended by adding thereto:

"c. The appraised value of the Government's interest in commercial property shall, in the cases where renegotiation of the lease is requested by the lessee under the provisions of section 161 e. of the 70 Stat. 553. Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, be based upon the renego- 42 USC 2201. tiated lease if any is agreed on.

Where such renegotiations are requested, the sales proceedings shall not be initiated until the completion of the renegotiation.”

SEC. 203. The Atomic Energy Commission, the Federal Housing Reports to Administration, and the Housing and Home Finance Agency shall Congress,

71 Stat. 410.

report to the Joint Committee by January 31, 1958, with respect to the renegotiations, reappraisals, and sales proceedings authorized un

der sections 201 and 202 of this Act. Stat. 1069. Sec. 204. Section 161 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as USC 2201. amended, is amended by adding the following new subsection:

“s. Under such regulations and for such periods and at such prices the Commission may prescribe, the Commission may sell or contract to sell to purchasers within Commission-owned communities or in the immediate vicinity of the Commission community, as the case may be, any of the following utilities and related services, if it is determined that they are not available from another local source and that the sale is in the interest of the national defense or in the public interest:

“(1) Electric power.
(2) Steam.

(3) Compressed air.
“4) Water.
“5) Sewage and garbage disposal.

(6) Natural, manufactured, or mixed gas.
(7) Ice.
"18) Mechanical refrigeration.

"9) Telephone service.
“Proceeds of sales under this subsection shall be credited to the
appropriation currently available for the supply of that utility or
service. To meet local needs the Commission may make minor ex-
pansions and extensions of any distributing system or facility within
or in the immediate vicinity of a Commission-owned community
through which a utility or service is furnished under this subsection.,

Approved August 21, 1957.

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85th Congress, H. R. 8992

August 28, 1957

AN ACT

71 Stat. 453. To provide for the appointment of representatives of the United States in the

organs of the International Atomic Energy Agency, and to make other provisions with respect to the participation of the United States in that Agency, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may International be cited as the “International Atomic Energy Agency Participation Atomio Energy Act of 1957”.

Participation Sec. 2. (a) The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Act of 1957. Senate, shall appoint a representative and a deputy representative of Appointments. the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency (hereinafter referred to as the “Agency”), who shall hold office at the pleasure of the President. Such representative and deputy representative shall represent the United States on the Board of Governors of the Agency, may represent the United States at the General Conference, and may serve ex officio as United States representative on any organ of that Agency, and shall perform such other functions in connection with the participation of the United States in the Agency as the President may from time to time direct.

(b) The President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, may appoint or designate from time to time to attend a specified session or specified sessions of the General Conference of the Agency a representative of the United States and such number of alternates as he may determine consistent with the rules of procedure of the General Conference.

(c) The President may also appoint or designate from time to time such other persons as he may deem necessary to represent the United States in the organs of the Agency. The President may designate any officer of the United States Government, whose appointment is subject to confirmation by the Senate, to act, without additional compensation, for temporary periods as the representative of the United States on the Board of Governors or to the General Conference of the Agency in the absence or disability of the representative and deputy representative appointed under section 2 (a) or in lieu of such representatives in connection with a specified subject matter.

(d) All persons appointed or designated in pursuance of authority contained in this section shall receive compensation at rates determined by the President upon the basis of duties to be performed but not in excess of rates authorized by sections 411 and 412 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended (22 U. S. C. 866, 867), for 70 Stat. 704. Chiefs of Mission and Foreign Service officers occupying positions of equivalent importance, except that no Member of the Senate or House of Representatives or officer of the United States who is designated under subsection (b) or subsection (c) of this section as a delegate or representative of the United States or as an alternate to attend any specified session or specified sessions of the General Conference shall be entitled to receive such compensation. Any person who receives compensation pursuant to the provisions of this subsection may be granted allowances and benefits not to exceed those received by Chiefs of Mission and Foreign Service officers occupying positions of equivalent importance.

SEC. 3. The participation of the United States in the International Purpose and Atomic Energy Agency shall be consistent with and in furtherance authority. of the purposes of the Agency set forth in its Statute and the policy concerning the development, use, and control of atomic energy set forth in the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended. The President 42 USC 2011 no

68 Stat. 919.

tion.

71 Stat. 454. Reports to shall, from time to time as occasion may require, but not less than Congress. once each year, make reports to the Congress on the activities of the

International Atomic Energy Agency and on the participation of the United States therein. In addition to any other requirements of law, the Department of State and the Atomic Energy Commission shall keep the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, as appropriate, currently informed with respect to the activities of the Agency and the participation of the United States

therein. Votes, eto. Sec. 4. The representatives provided for in section 2 hereof, when

representing the United States in the organs of the Agency, shall, at all times, act in accordance with the instructions of the President, and such representatives shall, in accordance with such instructions, cast

any and all votes under the Statute of the International Atomic TIAS 3873. Energy Agency. Appropria

Sec. 5. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated annually to the Department of State, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such sums as may be necessary for the payment by the United States of its share of the expenses of the International

Atomic Energy Agency as apportioned by the Agency in accordance TIAS 3873. with paragraph (D) of article XIV of the Statute of the Agency, and

for all necessary salaries and expenses of the representatives provided for in section 2 hereof and of their appropriate staffs, including per

sonal services without regard to the civil service laws and the Classi63 Stat. 954. fication Act of 1949, as amended; travel expenses without regard to 5 USC 1071 the Standardized Government Travel Regulations, as amended, the note.

Travel Expense Act of 1949, as amended, and section 10 of the Act 63 Stat. 166. of March 3, 1933, as amended; salaries as authorized by the Foreign 5 USC 835 note. Service Act of 1946, as amended, or as authorized by the Atomic 60 stat. 808. Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and expenses and allowances of 5 USC 73b. 60 Stat. 999. personnel and dependents as authorized by the Foreign Service Act 22 USC 801

of 1946, as amended; services as authorized by section 15 of the Act note.

of August 2, 1946 (5 U. S. C. 55a); translating and other services, by 68 Stat. 919. contract; hire of passenger motor vehicles and other local transpor42 USC 2011 tation; printing and binding without regard to section II of the Act note.

of March 1, 1919 (44 U. S. C. 111); official functions and courtesies; 60 Stat. 810. such sums as may be necessary to defray the expenses of United States 63 Stat. 405. participation in the Preparatory Commission for the Agency, estab

lished pursuant to annex I of the Statute of the Agency; and such

other expenses as may be authorized by the Secretary of State. Civil Servioe SEC. 6. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, Execurights and tive order or regulation, a Federal employee who, with the approval benefits. of the Federal agency or the head of the department by which he

is employed, leaves his position to enter the employ of the Agency 70 Stat. 743. shall not be considered for the purposes of the Civil Service Retire

ment Act, as amended, and the Federal Employees' Group Life In

surance Act of 1954, as amended, as separated from his Federal 68 Stat. 736. position during such employment with the Agency but not to extend 5 USC 2091

beyond the first three consecutive years of his entering the employ note.

of the Agency: Provided, (1) That he shall pay to the Civil Service ('ommission within ninety days from the date he is separated without prejudice from the Agency all necessary deductions and agency contributions for coverage under the Civil Service Retirement Act for the period of his employment by the Agency, and (2) That all deductions and agency contributions necessary for continued coverage under the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Act of 1954, as amended, shall be made during the term of his employment with the International Atomic Energy Agency. If such employee, within three

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