Summary: H.R.4140 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/10/1988)

Nuclear Investigations Improvement Act of 1988 - Amends the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 to establish within the Nuclear Regulatory Commission the Office of Investigations, to be headed by a Director of Investigations who shall be appointed by, and report directly to, the Commission.

Confers responsibility upon the Office to investigate violations within the Commission's jurisdiction where information indicates that such violations were either willfully caused or the result of careless disregard for regulatory requirements. Requires the Director to report violations of Federal criminal law to the Commission and to the Justice Department. Requires Commission employees to report to the Office information indicating that violations were either willfully caused or were the result of careless disregard for regulatory requirements.