The Secretary of Energy or the Administrator, as the case may be, shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees a notification of a nuclear criticality incident resulting from a covered program that results in an injury or fatality or results in the shutdown, or partial shutdown, of a covered facility by not later than 15 days after the date of such incident.
50 U.S. Code § 2736 - Notification of nuclear criticality and non-nuclear incidents
(b) Elements of notificationEach notification submitted under subsection (a) shall include the following:
In the case of a criticality incident, whether the incident caused a facility, or part of a facility, to be shut down.
The effect, if any, on the mission of the Administration or the Office of Environmental Management of the Department of Energy.
(2) An incident described in this paragraph is any of the following incidents resulting from a covered program:
A nuclear criticality incident that results in an injury or fatality or results in the shutdown, or partial shutdown, of a covered facility.
A non-nuclear incident that results in serious bodily injury or fatality at a covered facility.
(e) DefinitionsIn this section:
(1) The term “appropriate congressional committees” means—
the congressional defense committees; and
(2) The term “covered facility” means—