50 U.S. Code § 2563 - Annual report on status of Nuclear Materials Protection, Control, and Accounting Program

(a) Report required
Not later than January 1 of each year, the Secretary of Energy shall submit to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives a report on the status of efforts during the preceding fiscal year under the Nuclear Materials Protection, Control, and Accounting Program of the Department of Energy to secure weapons-usable nuclear materials in countries where such materials have been identified as being at risk for theft or diversion.
(b) Contents
Each report under subsection (a) shall include the following:
(1) The number of buildings, including building locations, in each country covered by subsection (a) that received complete and integrated materials protection, control, and accounting systems for nuclear materials described in subsection (a) during the year covered by such report.
(2) The amounts of highly enriched uranium and plutonium in each such country that have been secured under systems described in paragraph (1) as of the date of such report.
(3) The amount of nuclear materials described in subsection (a) in each such country that continues to require securing under systems described in paragraph (1) as of the date of such report.
(4) A plan for actions to secure the nuclear materials identified in paragraph (3) under systems described in paragraph (1), including an estimate of the cost of such actions.
(5) The amounts expended through the fiscal year preceding the date of such report to secure nuclear materials described in subsection (a) under systems described in paragraph (1), set forth by total amount per country and by amount per fiscal year per country.
(c) Limitation on use of certain funds
(1) No amounts authorized to be appropriated for the Department of Energy by the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (as enacted into law by Public Law 106–398) or any other Act for purposes of the Nuclear Materials Protection, Control, and Accounting Program may be obligated or expended after September 30, 2000, for any project under the program at a site controlled by the Russian Ministry of Atomic Energy (MINATOM) in Russia until the Secretary submits to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives a report on the access policy established with respect to such project, including a certification that the access policy has been implemented.
(2) The access policy with respect to a project under this subsection shall—
(A) permit appropriate determinations by United States officials regarding security requirements, including security upgrades, for the project; and
(B) ensure verification by United States officials that Department of Energy assistance at the project is being used for the purposes intended.

Source

(Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIII, § 4303, formerly Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [div. C, title XXXI, § 3171], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–475; Pub. L. 107–314, div. C, title XXXI, § 3153,Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2738; renumbered Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIII, § 4303, and amended Pub. L. 108–136, div. C, title XXXI, § 3141(f)(4),Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1763.)
References in Text

The Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001, referred to in subsec. (c)(1), is Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [H.R. 5408], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–1, as amended. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.
Codification

Section was formerly set out as a note under section 5952 of Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse, prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 108–136.
Amendments

2003—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 108–136, § 3141(f)(4)(D), substituted “the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (as enacted into law by Public Law 106–398)” for “this Act”.
2002—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–314, § 3153(a), substituted “countries where such materials” for “Russia that”.
Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 107–314, § 3153(b)(1), inserted “in each country covered by subsection (a)” after “locations,”.
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 107–314, § 3153(b)(2), substituted “in each such country” for “in Russia”.
Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 107–314, § 3153(b)(3), inserted “in each such country” after “subsection (a)”.
Subsec. (b)(5). Pub. L. 107–314, § 3153(b)(4), substituted “by total amount per country and by amount per fiscal year per country” for “by total amount and by amount per fiscal year”.

 

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