H.R.2761 - Nuclear Security Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] (Introduced 07/16/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||08/08/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2761 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/16/2003)
Nuclear Security Act of 2003 - Amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to instruct the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to: (1) establish a nuclear security force composed of NRC employees to provide for the security of all sensitive nuclear facilities against design basis threat; and (2) develop and implement a security plan containing specified elements for each sensitive nuclear facility to ensure the security of all sensitive nuclear facilities against such threat.
Authorizes a holder of a license for a sensitive nuclear facility to petition the Commission for additional requirements in the security plan for such facility.
Requires the NRC to establish a hiring and training program for the nuclear security force.
Establishes the Nuclear Security Fund for use by the Commission to administer the security programs for sensitive nuclear facilities.