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PART 70—DOMESTIC LICENSING OF SPECIAL NUCLEAR MATERIAL

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Subpart A—General Provisions

Sec.

70.1 Purpose.

70.2 Scope.

70.3 License requirements.

70.4 Definitions.

70.5 Communications.

70.6 Interpretations.

70.7 Employee protection.

70.8 Information collection requirements: OMB approval.

70.9 Completeness and accuracy of information.

70.10 Deliberate misconduct.

Subpart B—Exemptions

70.11 Persons using special nuclear material under certain Department of Energy and Nuclear Regulatory Commission contracts.

70.12 Carriers.

70.13 Department of Defense.

70.14 Foreign military aircraft.

70.17 Specific exemptions.

Subpart C—General Licenses

70.18 Types of licenses.

70.19 General license for calibration or reference sources.

70.20 General license to own special nuclear material.

70.20a General license to possess special nuclear material for transport.

70.20b General license for carriers of transient shipments of formula quantities of strategic special nuclear material, special nuclear material of moderate strategic significance, special nuclear material of low strategic significance, and irradiated reactor fuel.

Subpart D—License Applications

70.21 Filing.

70.22 Contents of applications.

70.23 Requirements for the approval of applications.

70.23a Hearing required for uranium enrichment facility.

70.24 Criticality accident requirements.

70.25 Financial assurance and recordkeeping for decommissioning.

Subpart E—Licenses

70.31 Issuance of licenses.

70.32 Conditions of licenses.

70.33 Applications for renewal of licenses.

70.34 Amendment of licenses.

70.35 Commission action on applications to renew or amend.

70.36 Inalienability of licenses.

70.37 Disclaimer of warranties.

70.38 Expiration and termination of licenses and decommissioning of sites and separate buildings or outdoor areas.

70.39 Specific licenses for the manufacture or initial transfer of calibration or reference sources.

Subpart F—Acquisition, Use, and Transfer of Special Nuclear Material, Creditors' Rights

70.40 Ineligibility of certain applicants.

70.41 Authorized use of special nuclear material.

70.42 Transfer of special nuclear material.

70.44 Creditor regulations.

Subpart G—Special Nuclear Material Control Records, Reports, and Inspections

70.50 Reporting requirements.

70.51 Records requirements.

70.52 Reports of accidental criticality.

70.55 Inspections.

70.56 Tests.

70.59 Effluent monitoring reporting requirements.

Subpart H—Additional Requirements for Certain Licensees Authorized To Possess a Critical Mass of Special Nuclear Material

70.60 Applicability.

70.61 Performance requirements.

70.62 Safety program and integrated safety analysis.

70.64 Requirements for new facilities or new processes at existing facilities.

70.65 Additional content of applications.

70.66 Additional requirements for approval of license application.

70.72 Facility changes and change process.

70.73 Renewal of licenses.

70.74 Additional reporting requirements.

70.76 Backfitting

Subpart I—Modification and Revocation of Licenses

70.81 Modification and revocation of licenses.

70.82 Suspension and operation in war or national emergency.

Subpart J—Enforcement

70.91 Violations.

70.92 Criminal penalties.

Appendix A to Part 70—Reportable Safety Events

Authority: Atomic Energy Act secs. 51, 53, 161, 182, 183, 193, 223, 234 (42 U.S.C. 2071, 2073, 2201, 2232, 2233, 2243, 2273, 2282, 2297f); secs. 201, 202, 204, 206, 211 (42 U.S.C. 5841, 5842, 5845, 5846, 5851); Government Paperwork Elimination Act sec. 1704 (44 U.S.C. 3504 note); Energy Policy Act of 2005, Pub. L. No. 109–58, 119 Stat. 194 (2005).

Sections 70.1(c) and 70.20a(b) also issued under secs. 135, 141, Pub. L. 97–425, 96 Stat. 2232, 2241 (42 U.S.C. 10155, 10161).

Section 70.21(g) also issued under Atomic Energy Act sec. 122 (42 U.S.C. 2152). Section 70.31 also issued under Atomic Energy Act sec. 57(d) (42 U.S.C. 2077(d)). Sections 70.36 and 70.44 also issued under Atomic Energy Act sec. 184 (42 U.S.C. 2234). Section 70.81 also issued under Atomic Energy Act secs. 186, 187 (42 U.S.C. 2236, 2237). Section 70.82 also issued under Atomic Energy Act sec. 108 (42 U.S.C. 2138).

Source: 21 FR 764, Feb. 3, 1956, unless otherwise noted.

[72 FR 63974, Nov. 14, 2007; 73 FR 63572, Oct. 24, 2008; 76 FR 35572, Jun. 17, 2011; 77 FR 39908, Jul. 6, 2012]

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