§ 2061 Production facilities
§ 2062 Irradiation of materials
§ 2063 Acquisition of production facilities
§ 2064 Disposition of energy; regulation on sale
§ 2065 Improving the reliability of domestic medical isotope supply

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 42 > Chapter 23 > Subchapter IV - Production of Special Nuclear Material

  • atomic weapon: means any device utilizing atomic energy, exclusive of the means for transporting or propelling the device (where such means is a separable and divisible part of the device), the principal purpose of which is for use as, or for development of, a weapon, a weapon prototype, or a weapon test device. See 42 USC 2014
  • Commission: means the Atomic Energy Commission. See 42 USC 2014
  • common defense and security: means the common defense and security of the United States. See 42 USC 2014
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • operator: means any individual who manipulates the controls of a utilization or production facility. See 42 USC 2014
  • produce: when used in relation to special nuclear material, means (1) to manufacture, make, produce, or refine special nuclear material. See 42 USC 2014
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • research and development: means (1) theoretical analysis, exploration, or experimentation. See 42 USC 2014
  • special nuclear material: means (1) plutonium, uranium enriched in the isotope 233 or in the isotope 235, and any other material which the Commission, pursuant to the provisions of section 2071 of this title, determines to be special nuclear material, but does not include source material. See 42 USC 2014
  • United States: when used in a geographical sense includes all territories and possessions of the United States, the Canal Zone and Puerto Rico. See 42 USC 2014