50 U.S. Code § 2653 - Background investigations of certain personnel at Department of Energy facilities

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The Secretary of Energy shall ensure that an investigation meeting the requirements of section 2165 of title 42 is made for each Department of Energy employee, or contractor employee, at a national security laboratory or nuclear weapons production facility who—
(1) carries out duties or responsibilities in or around a location where Restricted Data is present; or
(2) has or may have regular access to a location where Restricted Data is present.


(Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLV, § 4503, formerly Pub. L. 106–65, div. C, title XXXI, § 3143,Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 934; renumbered Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLV, § 4503, and amended Pub. L. 108–136, div. C, title XXXI, § 3141(h)(4),Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1772; Pub. L. 112–239, div. C, title XXXI, § 3131(l),Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 2182.)

Section was formerly classified to section 7383a of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 108–136.

2013—Pub. L. 112–239struck out subsec. (a) designation and heading “In general”, substituted “national security laboratory” for “national laboratory” in introductory provisions of text, and struck out subsecs. (b) and (c), which, respectively, required compliance by Secretary with former subsec. (a) and defined “national laboratory” and “Restricted Data”.
2003—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 108–136, § 3141(h)(4)(D)(i), substituted “October 5, 1999,” for “the date of the enactment of this Act” in the original, which for purposes of codification had been changed to “October 5, 1999,” thus requiring no change in text.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 108–136, § 3141(h)(4)(D)(ii), added subsec. (c).


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