50 U.S. Code § 2541 - Tritium production program
The Secretary of Energy shall establish a tritium production program that is capable of meeting the tritium requirements of the United States for nuclear weapons.
The Secretary shall locate any new tritium production facility of the Department of Energy at the Savannah River Site, South Carolina.
The Secretary may perform in-reactor tests of tritium target rods as part of the activities carried out under the commercial light water reactor program.
Subsec. (b) of section 2543 of this title, which was transferred to the end of this section and redesignated subsec. (c) by Pub. L. 113–66, § 3146(c)(11)(A), was based on Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLII, § 4233, formerly Pub. L. 104–201, div. C, title XXXI, § 3133(c), (d), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2830; renumbered Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLII, § 4233, and amended Pub. L. 108–136, div. C, title XXXI, § 3141(e)(18), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1761.
2013—Pub. L. 112–239 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section related to tritium production program.
2003—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 108–136, § 3141(e)(16)(D)(i), substituted “February 10, 1996” for “the date of the enactment of this Act”.
Subsecs. (d)(2)(B), (e). Pub. L. 108–136, § 3141(e)(16)(D)(i), substituted “February 10, 1996” for “the date of the enactment of this Act”.
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