50 U.S. Code § 2723 - Fellowship program for development of skills critical to the nuclear security enterprise
The Secretary of Energy shall conduct a fellowship program for the development of skills critical to the ongoing mission of the nuclear security enterprise. Under the fellowship program, the Secretary shall provide educational assistance and research assistance to eligible individuals to facilitate the development by such individuals of skills critical to maintaining the ongoing mission of the nuclear security enterprise.
The Secretary shall carry out the fellowship program at or in connection with the national security laboratories and nuclear weapons production facilities.
The Secretary shall carry out the fellowship program at a facility referred to in subsection (c) through the stockpile manager of the facility.
The Secretary shall, in consultation with the Assistant Secretary of Energy for Defense Programs, allocate funds available for the fellowship program under subsection (f) among the facilities referred to in subsection (c). The Secretary shall make the allocation after evaluating an assessment by the weapons program director of each such facility of the personnel and critical skills necessary at the facility for carrying out the ongoing mission of the facility.
2013—Pub. L. 112–239, § 3131(s)(1)(A), substituted “nuclear security enterprise” for “Department of Energy nuclear weapons complex” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 112–239, § 3131(s)(1)(B), substituted “nuclear security enterprise” for “Department of Energy nuclear weapons complex” in two places.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 113–66 inserted “either of” after “who are” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 112–239, § 3131(s)(1)(C), substituted “national security laboratories and nuclear weapons production facilities.” for “following facilities:
“(1) The Kansas City Plant, Kansas City, Missouri.
“(2) The Pantex Plant, Amarillo, Texas.
“(3) The Y–12 Plant, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
“(4) The Savannah River Site, Aiken, South Carolina.
“(5) The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California.
“(6) The Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico.
“(7) The Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Livermore, California.”
Subsec. (f)(2). Pub. L. 112–239, § 3131(s)(1)(D), substituted “the nuclear security enterprise for” for “the Department of Energy for”.
1999—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 106–65, § 3162(a), substituted “Secretary shall” for “Secretary shall—”, struck out par. (1) designation before “provide educational assistance”, and struck out pars. (2) and (3) which read as follows:
“(2) employ eligible individuals at the facilities described in subsection (c) in order to facilitate the development of such skills by these individuals; or
“(3) provide eligible individuals with the assistance and the employment.”
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 106–65, § 3162(b), inserted “are United States citizens who” after “program” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (c)(5) to (7). Pub. L. 106–65, § 3162(c), added pars. (5) to (7).
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 106–65, § 3162(d), amended heading and text of subsec. (f) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Of the funds authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Energy for fiscal year 1996 under section 3101(b), $10,000,000 may be used for the purpose of carrying out the fellowship program under this section.”
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