50 U.S. Code § 2522 - Stockpile stewardship criteria
The Secretary of Energy shall develop clear and specific criteria for judging whether the science-based tools being used by the Department of Energy for determining the safety and reliability of the nuclear weapons stockpile are performing in a manner that will provide an adequate degree of certainty that the stockpile is safe and reliable.
The Secretary of Energy, in developing the criteria required by subsection (a), shall coordinate with the Secretary of Defense.
2013—Pub. L. 112–239, § 3133(b)(2), substituted “Stockpile stewardship criteria” for “Report on stockpile stewardship criteria” in section catchline.
Subsecs. (c), (d). Pub. L. 112–239, § 3133(b)(1), struck out subsecs. (c) and (d), which related, respectively, to report and definitions.
2009—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 111–84, § 3112(a), amended subsec. (c) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (c) required submission of report not later than Mar. 1, 2000, to Congressional committees on Department of Energy efforts to develop subsec. (a) criteria.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 111–84, § 3112(b), added subsec. (d).
1999—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 106–65 substituted “Committee on Armed Services” for “Committee on National Security” before “of the House of Representatives”.