The Administrator shall establish a management structure for the nuclear security enterprise in accordance with the National Nuclear Security Administration Act (50 U.S.C. 2401 et seq.).
(b) National Nuclear Security Administration Council
(1)The Administrator shall establish a council to be known as the “National Nuclear Security Administration Council”. The Council may advise the Administrator on—
(A)scientific and technical issues relating to policy matters;
(D)the development of priorities relating to the mission and operations of the Administration and the nuclear security enterprise; and
(E)such other matters as the Administrator determines appropriate.
(2)The Council shall be composed of the directors of the national security laboratories and the nuclear weapons production facilities.
(3)The Council may provide the Administrator or the Secretary of Energy recommendations for improving the—
(A)governance, management, effectiveness, and efficiency of the Administration; and
(B)any other matter in accordance with paragraph (1).
(4)Not later than 60 days after the date on which any recommendation under paragraph (3) is received, the Administrator or the Secretary, as the case may be, shall respond to the Council with respect to whether such recommendation will be implemented and the reasoning for implementing or not implementing such recommendation.
Section was formerly set out as a note under section
7252 of Title
42, The Public Health and Welfare, prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 108–136.
2003—Subsec. (d)(2). Pub. L. 108–136, § 3141(d)(3)(D), substituted “January 21, 1997,” for “120 days after the date of the enactment of this Act,”.
Transfer of Functions
All national security functions and activities performed immediately before Oct. 5, 1999, by covered facilities listed in subsec. (g) of this section transferred to the Administrator for Nuclear Security of the National Nuclear Security Administration of the Department of Energy, see section
2481 of this title.
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