10 CFR 73.6 - Exemptions for certain quantities and kinds of special nuclear material.

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§ 73.6 Exemptions for certain quantities and kinds of special nuclear material.
A licensee is exempt from the requirements of 10 CFR part 26 and §§ 73.20, 73.25, 73.26, 73.27, 73.45, 73.46, 73.70 and 73.72 with respect to the following special nuclear material:
(a) Uranium-235 contained in uranium enriched to less than 20 percent in the U-235 isotope.
(b) Special nuclear material which is not readily separable from other radioactive material and which has a total external radiation level in excess of 1 Gray (100 Rad) per hour at a distance of 1 meter (3.3 feet) from any accessible surface without intervening shielding.
(c) Special nuclear material in a quantity not exceeding 350 grams of uranium-235, uranium-233, plutonium, or a combination thereof, possessed in any analytical, research, quality control, metallurgical or electronic laboratory.
(d) Special nuclear material that is being transported by the United States Department of Energy transport system.
(e) Special nuclear material at non-power reactors.
Licensees subject to § 73.60 are not exempted from §§ 73.70 and 73.72, and licensees subject to § 73.67(e) are not exempted from § 73.72 of this part.
[40 FR 52841, Nov. 13, 1975, as amended at 44 FR 68187, Nov. 28, 1979; 58 FR 31471, June 3, 1993; 78 FR 34250, June 7, 2013]

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  • 2015-01-26; vol. 80 # 16 - Monday, January 26, 2015
    1. 80 FR 3865 - Safeguards Information—Modified Handling Categorization; Change for Materials Facilities
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      Direct final rule; confirmation of effective date, NUREG issuance, and correction.
      Effective date: The effective date of January 28, 2015, for the direct final rule published September 30, 2014 (79 FR 58664), is confirmed. The correction of the “Compatibility Table for Direct Final Rule” is effective January 26, 2015.
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  • 2015-04-22; vol. 80 # 77 - Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    1. 80 FR 22434 - Enhanced Security of Special Nuclear Material
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      Regulatory basis.
      At this time, the NRC is not soliciting public comments on this document. There will be an opportunity for formal public comment on the proposed rule when it is published in the Federal Register .
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