Summary: S.58 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (01/07/2015)

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Reorganization Plan Codification and Complements Act

Codifies and expands the Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1980 governing administration of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

Identifies as functions that remain vested in the NRC: (1) approval of the distribution of appropriated funds according to programs and purposes proposed by the Executive Director for Operations, and (2) functions concerned with policy formulation, rule making, orders and adjudications.

Revises provisions of such Reorganization Act regarding: (1) the appointment and replacement of NRC officers and employees, (2) the role of the NRC Chairman, (3) the scope of the emergency authority of the NRC Chairman, and (4) NRC reporting procedures.

Sets forth NRC policy with respect to: (1) certification of documents transmitted to Congress, (2) time limits for review of Atomic Safety and Licensing Board decisions and actions, (3) allegations of wrongdoing on the part of the NRC Chairman, and (4) approval of international travel requests by NRC members.