The Secretary of Energy may conduct programs designed to improve the protection, control, and accountability of fissile materials in Russia.
50 U.S. Code § 2565. Authority to conduct program relating to fissile materials
(Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIII, § 4305, formerly Pub. L. 104–106, div. C, title XXXI, § 3131, Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 617; Pub. L. 107–314, div. C, title XXXI, § 3152, Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2738; renumbered Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLIII, § 4305, by Pub. L. 108–136, div. C, title XXXI, § 3141(f)(6), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1763.)
2002—Pub. L. 107–314, § 3152, struck out subsec. (a) designation and heading “Authority” and subsec. (b) heading and text. Prior to amendment, subsec. (b) related to semi-annual reports on obligations of funds.
Completion of Material Protection, Control, and Accounting Activities in the Russian Federation
Except as provided in paragraph (2) or specifically authorized by Congress, international material protection, control, and accounting activities in the Russian Federation shall be completed not later than fiscal year 2018.
The limitation in paragraph (1) shall not apply to international material protection, control, and accounting activities in the Russian Federation associated with the Agreement Concerning the Management and Disposition of Plutonium Designated as No Longer Required for Defense Purposes and Related Cooperation, signed at Moscow and Washington August 29 and September 1, 2000, and entered into force July 13, 2011 (TIAS 11–713.1), between the United States and the Russian Federation.”