10 CFR 73.59 - Relief from fingerprinting, identification and criminal history records checks and other elements of background checks for designated categories of individuals.

§ 73.59 Relief from fingerprinting, identification and criminal history records checks and other elements of background checks for designated categories of individuals.
Fingerprinting, and the identification and criminal history records checks required by section 149 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, and other elements of background checks are not required for the following individuals prior to granting access to Safeguards Information, including Safeguards Information designated as Safeguards Information-Modified Handling as defined in 10 CFR 73.2:
(a) An employee of the Commission or the Executive Branch of the United States government who has undergone fingerprinting for a prior U.S. government criminal history records check;
(b) A member of Congress;
(c) An employee of a member of Congress or Congressional committee who has undergone fingerprinting for a prior U.S. government criminal history records check;
(d) The Comptroller General or an employee of the Government Accountability Office who has undergone fingerprinting for a prior U.S. Government criminal history records check;
(e) The Governor of a State or his or her designated State employee representative;
(f) A representative of a foreign government organization that is involved in planning for, or responding to, nuclear or radiological emergencies or security incidents who the Commission approves for access to Safeguards Information, including Safeguards Information designated as Safeguards Information—Modified Handling;
(g) Federal, State, or local law enforcement personnel;
(h) State Radiation Control Program Directors and State Homeland Security Advisors or their designated State employee representatives;
(i) Agreement State employees conducting security inspections on behalf of the NRC pursuant to an agreement executed under section 274.i. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended;
(j) Representatives of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) engaged in activities associated with the U.S./IAEA Safeguards Agreement who have been certified by the NRC;
(k) Any agent, contractor, or consultant of the aforementioned persons who has undergone equivalent criminal history records and background checks to those required by 10 CFR 73.22(b) or 73.23(b).
(l) Tribal official or the Tribal official's designated representative, and Tribal law enforcement personnel.
[73 FR 63580, Oct. 24, 2008, as amended at 77 FR 34206, June 11, 2012]

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  • 2014-06-18; vol. 79 # 117 - Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    1. 79 FR 34641 - Enhanced Security at Fuel Cycle Facilities; Special Nuclear Material Transportation
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      NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
      Draft regulatory basis; request for comment.
      Submit comments by August 4, 2014. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the NRC is only able to ensure consideration of comments received on or before this date.
      10 CFR Parts 26 and 73