(a) Program divisions; appointment and powers of Assistant General Manager and Division Directors
a Division of Military Application and such other program divisions (not to exceed ten in number) as the Commission may determine to the necessary to the discharge of its responsibilities, including a division or divisions the primary responsibilities of which include the development and application of civilian uses of atomic energy. The Division of Military Application shall be under the direction of an Assistant General Manager for Military Application, who shall be appointed by the Commission and shall be an active commissioned officer of the Armed Forces serving in general or flag officer rank or grade, as appropriate. Each other program division shall be under the direction of a Director who shall be appointed by the Commission. The Commission shall require each such division to exercise such of the Commission’s administrative and executive powers as the Commission may determine;
(b) General Counsel
an Office of the General Counsel under the direction of the General Counsel who shall be appointed by the Commission; and
(c) Inspection Division; duties
an Inspection Division under the direction of a Director who shall be appointed by the Commission. The Inspection Division shall be responsible for gathering information to show whether or not the contractors, licensees, and officers and employees of the Commission are complying with the provisions of this chapter (except those provisions for which the Federal Bureau of Investigation is responsible) and the appropriate rules and regulations of the Commission.
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 Commission. They shall be appointed by the General Manager with the approval of the Commission, shall serve at the pleasure of the General Manager, and shall be removable by the General Manager.
Provisions similar to this section were contained in section
1802(a)(4)(B) of this title, prior to the general amendment and renumbering of act Aug. 1, 1946, by act Aug. 30, 1954.
1967—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 90–190substituted an Assistant General Manager for Military Application, who would be appointed by the Commission, for the Director of the Division of Military Application as the head of the Division of Military Application, inserted requirement that the Assistant General Manager be a commissioned officer of the Armed Forces serving in general or flag officer rank or grade, as appropriate, and substituted “other program division” for “such division”.
1964—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 88–426, § 306(f)(4), struck out provisions which prescribed the compensation of directors of program divisions.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 88–426, § 306(f)(5), struck out provisions which prescribed compensation of General Counsel. Such compensation is now prescribed by section
5316 of Title
5, Government Organization and Employees.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 88–426, § 306(f)(6), struck out provisions which prescribed compensation of Director of Inspection Division.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 88–426, § 306(f)(7), struck out provisions which prescribed compensation of executive management positions.
1957—Pub. L. 85–287substituted “Divisions, offices, and positions” for “Divisions and offices” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 85–287increased compensation of Director from $16,000 to $19,000 per annum.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 85–287increased compensation of General Counsel from $16,000 to $19,500 per annum.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 85–287increased compensation of Director from $16,000 to $19,000 per annum.
Amendment by Pub. L. 88–426effective on first day of first pay period which begins on or after July 1, 1964, except to the extent provided in section 501(c) ofPub. L. 88–426.
Transfer of Functions
Divisions of Military Application and Naval Reactors, both established under this section, transferred to Department of Energy by section
7158 of this title, with such organizational units to be deemed organizational units established by chapter 84 (§ 7101 et seq.) of this title. Energy Research and Development Administration terminated pursuant to sections
7293 of this title.
Atomic Energy Commission abolished and functions transferred by sections
5841 of this title. Divisions of Military Application and Naval Reactors established under this section transferred to Energy Research and Development Administration and functions of Atomic Energy Commission with respect thereto transferred to Administrator by section
5814(d) of this title. See also Transfer of Functions notes set out under sections
5841 of this title.
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