§ 5841 Establishment and transfers
§ 5842 Licensing and related regulatory functions respecting selected Administration facilities
§ 5843 Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation
§ 5844 Office of Nuclear Safety and Safeguards
§ 5845 Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research
§ 5846 Compliance with safety regulations
§ 5847 Nuclear energy center site survey
§ 5848 Abnormal occurrence reports
§ 5849 Other officers
§ 5850 Unresolved safety issues plan
§ 5851 Employee protection
§ 5852 Availability of funds
§ 5853 Limitation on legal fee reimbursement
§ 5854 Notification and reports by Chairman

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 42 > Chapter 73 > Subchapter II - Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Nuclear Whistleblower Protection

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • functions: shall be deemed to include references to duty, obligation, power, authority, responsibility, right, privilege, and activity, or the plural thereof, as the case may be. See 42 USC 5874
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • performance: when used in relation to functions, shall be deemed to include the exercise of power, authority, rights, and privileges. See 42 USC 5874
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.