50 U.S. Code § 2443 - Notification of employee practices affecting national security

§ 2443.
Notification of employee practices affecting national security
(a) Annual notificationAt or about the time that the President’s budget is submitted to Congress under section 1105(a) of title 31, the Secretary of Energy and the Administrator shall jointly notify the appropriate congressional committees of—
(1)
the number of covered employees whose security clearance was revoked during the year prior to the year in which the notification is made; and
(2)
for each employee counted under paragraph (1), the length of time such employee has been employed at the Department or the Administration, as the case may be, since such revocation.
(b) Notification to congressional committees

Whenever the Secretary or the Administrator terminates the employment of a covered employee or removes and reassigns a covered employee for cause, the Secretary or the Administrator, as the case may be, shall notify the appropriate congressional committees of such termination or reassignment by not later than 30 days after the date of such termination or reassignment.

(c) DefinitionsIn this section:
(1) The term “appropriate congressional committees” means—
(A)
the congressional defense committees; and
(B)
the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate.
(2) The term “covered employee” means—
(A)
an employee of the Administration; or
(B)
an employee of an element of the Department of Energy (other than the Administration) involved in nuclear security.
(Pub. L. 106–65, div. C, title XXXII, § 3245, as added Pub. L. 114–92, div. C, title XXXI, § 3111(a)(1), Nov. 25, 2015, 129 Stat. 1186.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 2443, Pub. L. 106–65, div. C, title XXXII, § 3245, as added Pub. L. 106–377, § 1(a)(2) [title III, § 315], Oct. 27, 2000, 114 Stat. 1441, 1441A–81, related to prohibition on pay of personnel engaged in concurrent service or duties inside and outside Administration, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 107–107, div. C, title XXXI, § 3143, Dec. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 1371.

 

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