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made available to the public, to the parties involved and to the Report to Congress, courts. The Commission shall report to the Joint Committee by

April 1, 1958, and every year thereafter on the operations under

this section. Contraots in ad- “j. In administering the provisions of this section, the Comvanoe of appro- mission may make contracts in advance of appropriations and priations.

incur obligations without regard to section 3679 of the Revised 31 USC 665.

Statutes, as amended. Sec. 5. The Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, is amended by adding thereto a new section, making the appropriate amendment to the table of contents, as follows: “Sec. 29. ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON REACTOR SAFEGUARDS.

3.There is hereby established an Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards consisting of a maximum of fifteen members appointed by the Commission for terms of four years each. The Committee shall review safety studies and facility license applications referred to it and shall make reports thereon, shall advise the Commission with regard to the hazards of proposed or existing reactor facilities and the adequacy of proposed reactor safety standards, and shall perform such other duties as the Commission may request. One member shall be designated by the Committee as its Chairman. The members of the Cominittee shall receive a per diem compensation for each day spent in meetings or conferences, or other work of the Committee, and all members shall receive their necessary traveling or other expenses

while engaged in the work of the Committee. The provisions of sec42 USC 2203.

tion 163 shall be applicable to the Committee." Lioense appli- Sec. 6. Section 182 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended,

is amended by redesignating subsection b. as subsection c. and sub68 Stat. 953; section c. as subsection d., and by inserting the following subsection

as a new subsection b. immediately after subsection a.: 42 USC 2232.

"5. The Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards shall review Report.

each application under section 103 or 104 b. for a license for a facility, 42 USC 2133, any application under section 104 c. for a testing facility, and any 2134.

application under section 104 a. or c. specifically referred to it by the Commission, and shall submit a report thereon, which shall be made part of the record of the application and available to the public, ex

cept to the extent that security classification prevents disclosure." 42 USC 2239.

Sec. 7. Section 189 a. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as

amended, is amended by adding the following sentence at the end Hearing.

thereof: '“The Commission shall hold a hearing after thirty days Publioation notice and publication once in the Federal Register on each applicain F.R.

tion under section 103 or 104 b. for a license for a facility, and on any 47 USC 2133, application under section 104 c. for a license for a testing facility." 2134.

Approved September 2, 1957.

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85th Congress, H. R. 8994

September 4, 1957

AN ACT

71 Stat. 612. To amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, to increase the salaries of

certain executives of the Atomic Energy Commission, 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 22 a. of Atomio Energy the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, is amended by striking Apt of 1954, out the figure "$18,000” and inserting in lieu thereof the figure

amendments. "$22,000"; and by striking out the figure a$20,000” and inserting in lieu Salarios of

Commission thereof the figure "$22,500". Sec. 2. Section 24 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, is 68 Stat: 924.

members. amended, including appropriate amendment to the table of contents, 42 USC 2032. by striking out the entire section and by substituting the following: 42 USC 2034.

“Sec. 24. GENERAL MANAGER, DEPUTY AND Assistant GENERAL MANAGERS.— There is hereby established within the Commission"a. a General Manager, who shall be the chief executive officer

Commission, and who shall discharge such of the administrative and executive functions of the Commission as the Commission may direct. The General Manager shall be appointed by the Commission, shall serve at the pleasure of the Commission, shall be removable by the Commission, and shall receive compensation at a rate determined by the Commission, but not in excess of $22,000 per annum.

“b. a Deputy General Manager, who shall act in the stead of the General Manager during his absence when so directed by the General Manager, and who shall perform such other administrative and executive functions as the General Manager shall direct. The Deputy General Manager shall be appointed by the General Manager with the approval of the Commission, shaữl serve at the pleasure of the General Manager, shall be removable by the General Manager, and shall receive compensation at a rate determined by the General Manager, but not in excess of $20,500 per annum.

"c. Assistant General Managers, or their equivalents (not to exceed a total of three positions), who shall perform such administrative and executive functions as the General Manager shall direct. They shall be appointed by the General Manager with the approval of the Commission, shall serve at the pleasure of the General Manager, shall be removable by the General Manager, and shall receive compensation at a rate determined by the General

Manager, but not in excess of $20,000 per annum. Sec. 3. Section 25 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 as amended, 42 USC 2035. is amended, including the appropriate amendment to the Table of Contents, by changing the title from "DIVISIONS AND OFFICES” to “DIVISIONS, OFFICES, AND POSITIONS”.

Subsection 25 a. thereof is amended by striking therefrom the figure “$16,000" and inserting in lieu thereof the figure “$19,000.”

Subsection 25 b. thereof is amended by striking therefrom the figure “$16,000” and inserting in lieu thereof the figure “$19,500.”

Subsection 25 c. thereof is amended by striking therefrom the figure “$16,000” and inserting in lieu thereof the figure “$19,000.”

Following subsection 25 c. thereof, there is hereby inserted the following new subsection 25 d.:

“d. such other executive management positions (not to exceed six in number) as the Commission may determine to be necessary to the discharge of its responsibilities. Such positions shall be established by the General Manager with the approval of the

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Commission. They shall be appointed by the General Manager with the approval of the Commission, shall serve at the pleasure of the General Manager, shall be removable by the General Manager, and shall receive compensation at a rate determined

by the General Manager, but not in excess of $19,000 per annum.” Sec. 4. Section 161 d. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, is amended by inserting after the words "scientific and technical personnel" the words: "up to a limit of $19,000)”. Approved September 4, 1957.

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Public Law 85-412
85th Congress, H. R. 12009

May 16, 1958

AN ACT

To amend Public Law 85–162 to increase the authorization for appropriations to

the Atomic Energy Commission in accordance with section 261 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, 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 71 Stat. 403. Public Law 85–162 is hereby amended by striking the figure “$222,72 Stat. 117. 230,000” and inserting in lieu thereof the figure “$257,230,000”. 72 Stat. 118. Sec. 2. Section 101 (e) of Public Law 85–162 is amended by adding

at the end thereof a new subsection, reading:

“16. Project 58e-16, destroyer reactor plant, West Milton, New York, $35,000,000.”

Approved May 16, 1958.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 91 of Atomio Energy the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, is amended by adding at Aot of 1954, the end thereof the following new subsection:

amendments. "c. The President may authorize the Commission or the Depart- 42 USC 2121.

68 Stat. 936. ment of Defense, with the assistance of the other, to cooperate with

Military apanother nation and, notwithstanding the provisions of section 57, 62, plication. or 81, to transfer by sale, lease, or loan to that nation, in accordance with terms and conditions of a program approved by the President

*(1) nonnuclear parts of atomic weapons provided that such nation has made substantial progress in the development of atomic weapons, and other nonnuclear parts of atomic weapons systems involving Restricted Data provided that such transfer will not contribute significantly to that nation's atomic weapon design, development, or fabrication capability; for the purpose of improving that nation's state of training and operational readiness;

“(2) utilization facilities for military applications; and

"13) source, byproduct, or special nuclear material for research on, development of, production of, or use in utilization facilities for military applications; and

“(4) source, byproduct, or special nuclear material for research on, development of, or use in atomic weapons: Provided, however, That the transfer of such material to that nation is necessary to improve its atomic weapon design, development, or fabrication capability: And provided further, That such nation has made

substantial progress in the development of atomic weapons, whenever the President determines that the proposed cooperation and each proposed transfer arrangement for the nonnuclear parts of atomic weapons and atomic weapons systems, utilization facilities or source, byproduct, or special nuclear material will promote and will not constitute an unreasonable risk to the common defense and security, 72 Stat. 276. while such other nation is participating with the United States pur- 72 Stat. 277. suant to an international arrangement by substantial and material contributions to the mutual defense and security: Provided, however, Agreement That the cooperation is undertaken pursuant to an agreement entered for coopinto in accordance with section 123: And provided further, That if an agreement for cooperation arranged pursuant to this subsection provides for transfer of utilization facilities for military applications the Commission, or the Department of Defense with respect to cooperation it has been authorized to undertake, may authorize any person to transfer such utilization facilities for military applications in accordance with the terms and conditions of this subsection and of the agreement for cooperation.”

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Sec. 2. Section 92 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, is amended to read as follows:

“Sec. 92. PROHIBITION.-It shall be unlawful, except as provided in section 91, for any person to transfer or receive in interstate or foreign commerce, manufacture, produce, transfer, acquire, possess, import, or export any atomic weapon. Nothing in this section shall be deemed to modify the provisions of subsection 31 a. or section 101."

Sec. 3. Subsection 123 a. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, is amended to read as follows:

“Sec. 123. COOPERATION WITH OTHER NATIONS.—Xo cooperation with any nation or regional defense organization pursuant to section 54, 57, 64, 82, 91, 103, 104, or 144 shall be undertaken until

"a. 'the Commission or, in the case of those agreements for cooperation arranged pursuant to subsection 91 c. or 144 b. which are to be implemented by the Department of Defense, the Department of Defense has submitted to the President the proposed agreement for cooperation, together with its recommendations thereon, which

proposed agreement shall include (1) the terms, conditions, duration, nature, and scope of the cooperation; (2) a guaranty by the cooperating party that security safeguards and standards as set forth in the agreement for cooperation will be maintained; (3) except in the case of those agreements for cooperation arranged pursuant to subsection 91 c. a guaranty by the cooperating party that any material to be transferred pursuant to such agreement will not be used for atomic weapons, or for research on or development of atomic weapons or for any other military purpose; and (4) a guaranty by the cooperating party that any material or any Restricted Data to be transferred pursuant to the agreement for cooperation will not be transferred to unauthorized persons or beyond the jurisdiction of the cooperating party, except as specified in the agreement for cooperation;

SEC. 4. Section 123 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, is amended in subsection b. by deleting the word "and" at the end thereof; in subsection c. by changing the period at the end thereof to a semicolon and inserting thereafter and;""; and by adding the following new subsection:

d. the proposed agreement for cooperation, together with the approval and determination of the President, if arranged pursuant to subsection 91 c., 144 b., or 144 c., has been submitted to the Congress and referred to the Joint Committee and a period of sixty days has elapsed while Congress is in session, but any such proposed agreement for cooperation shall not become effective if during such sixty-day period the Congress passes a concurrent resolution stating in substance that it does not favor the proposed agreement for cooperation: Provided, however, That during the Eighty-fifth Congress such period shall be thirty days (in computing such sixty days, or thirty days, as the case may be, there shall be excluded the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than three days).”

Sec. 5. Section 144a of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, is amended to read as follows:

“a. The President may authorize the Commission to cooperate with another nation and to communicate to that nation Restricted Data

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"(1) refining, purification, and subsequent treatment of source material;

“(2) civilian reactor development;
"13) production of special nuclear material;
"(4) health and safety;

“5) industrial and other applications of atomic energy for peaceful purposes; and

“(6) research and development relating to the foregoing:

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