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THE ATOMIC ENERGY ACT OF 1954
AN ACT For the development and control of atomic energy.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
ATOMIC ENERGY ACT OF 1954*
CHAPTER 1. DECLARATION, FINDINGS, AND PURPOSE
Sec. 1. Declaration.
CHAPTER 2. DEFINITIONS
CHAPTER 3. ORGANIZATION
CHAPTER 4. RESEARCH
Sec. 31. Research Assistance.
CHAPTER 5. PRODUCTION OF SPECIAL NUCLEAR MATERIAL
Sec. 41. Ownership and Operation of Production Facilities.
CHAPTER 6. SPECIAL NUCLEAR MATERIAL
Sec. 51. Special Nuclear Material.
CHAPTER 7. SOURCE MATERIAL
Sec. 61. Source Material.
*Table of contents of the Act does not accurately reflect its provisions. The table of contents probably should read as indicated in black brackets.
CHAPTER 8. BYPRODUCT MATERIAL Sec. 81. Domestic Distribution. Sec. 82. Foreign Distribution of Byproduct Material. Sec. 83. Ownership and custody of certain byproduct material and disposal sites. Sec. 84. Authorities of Commission respecting certain byproduct material.
CHAPTER 9. MILITARY APPLICATION OF ATOMIC ENERGY
Sec. 91. Authority.
CHAPTER 10. ATOMIC ENERGY LICENSES
CHAPTER 11. INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Sec. 121. Effect of International Arrangements.
CHAPTER 12. CONTROL OF INFORMATION
CHAPTER 13. PATENTS AND INVENTIONS Sec. 151. Inventions Relating to Atomic Weapons, and Filing of Reports. Sec. 152. Inventions (Made or] Conceived During Commission Contracts. Sec. 153. Nonmilitary Utilization. Sec. 154. Injunctions. Sec. 155. Prior Art. Sec. 156. Commission Patent Licenses. Sec. 157. Compensation, Awards, and Royalties. Sec. 158. Monopolistic Use of Patents. Sec. 159. Federally Financed Research. Sec. 160. Saving Clause.
CHAPTER 14. GENERAL AUTHORITY
Sec. 161. General Provisions.