Atomic energy act of 1946 with amendments through the Eighty-third Congress, first session
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Atomic energy act of 1946 with amendments through the Eighty-third Congress, first session

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Nuclear energy -- Law and legislation -- United States

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At head of title: 83rd Cong., 1st sess. Committee Print

The Physical Object
Pagination102 p. ;
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15235068M

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THE ATOMIC ENERGY ACT OF With Amendments Through the Eighty-Second Congress AN ACT For the development and control of atomic energy. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre-sentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, DECLAKATION OF POLICY (42 U. S. C. ) SECTION!, (a) FINDINGS AND DECLARATION.—Besearch. TH CONGRESS 1ST SESSION S. ll To amend the Atomic Energy Act of to require the Secretary of Energy to report to Congress regarding applications for authorizations to engage or participate in the development or production of special nuclear material outside the United States, and for other purposes. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES. 42 U.S.C. § et seq. () The Atomic Energy Act (AEA) established the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) to promote the "utilization of atomic energy for peaceful purposes to the maximum extent consistent with the common defense and security and with the health and safety of the public.". The purpose of the Atomic Energy Act (42 U.S.C. Sect. - Sect. ) (AEA) is to assure the proper management of source, special nuclear, and byproduct material. The AEA and the statutes that amended it delegate the control of nuclear energy primarily to DOE, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Atomic Energy Act of (P.L. ) 15 A. THE ATOMIC ENERGY ACT OF , AS AMENDED Public Law 68 Stat. Aug Title I–Atomic Energy. Chapter 1–Declaration, Findings, And Purpose Sec. 1. Declaration Declaration. Atomic energy is capable of application for peaceful as well as. a former executive agency (from to ) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States, Created a monopoly for the Federal government's control of fissionable materials (Uranium and Plutonium), Control atomic energy, control spread of nuclear weapons. Russia refused to let the US inpect. Congress passed the first Atomic Energy Act in the year The Act of provided some power to civilians, namely the Atomic Energy Commision, in the control and management of nuclear technology, where this had previously been a power reserved for the military. Moreover, the act banned the transfer of nuclear technology to other countries. Get this from a library! Atomic energy act of with amendments through the Eighty-third Congress, first session, December, [United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy.].

Full text of "Atomic power development and private enterprise: hearings before the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Congress of the United States, eighty-third Congress, first session. A. ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION (AEC), – Appointee From To Remarks David E. Lilienthal – Chairman Nov. 1, Feb. 15, Resigned Robert F. Bacher Nov. 1, Resigned Sumner T. Pike Oct. 31, Dec. 15, Resigned William W. Waymack Nov. 5, . Atomic Energy Act of PUBLIC LAW -- 79TH CONGRESS CHAPTER -- 2D SESSION the terms of office of the members first taking office after the expiration of two years from the date of enactment of this act shall expire, as designated by the President at the time of appointment, one at the end of three years, one at the end of four. August 1, President Truman signs the Atomic Energy Act of On January 1, , all atomic energy activities are transferred to the newly created Atomic Energy Commission in accordance with the Act.