10 CFR § 1044.06 - Who may receive a protected disclosure?
The following persons or organizations may receive a protected disclosure:
(a) A member of a committee of Congress having primary responsibility for oversight of the department, agency, or element of the Government to which the disclosed information relates;
(b) An employee of Congress who is a staff member of such a committee and has an appropriate security access authorization for the information being disclosed;
(c) The Inspector General of the Department of Energy;
(d) The Federal Bureau of Investigation; or
(e) Any other element of the Government designated by the Secretary of Energy as authorized to receive the information being disclosed.