Editorial Notes
References in Text

Executive Order No. 12958, referred to in par. (3), which was formerly set out as a note under section 435 (now section 3161) of this title, was revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 13526, § 6.2(g), Dec. 29, 2009, 75 F.R. 731.


2019—Par. (9)(A). Pub. L. 116–92 substituted “National Security Campus” for “Plant”.

2014—Par. (3). Pub. L. 113–291 substituted “Executive Order No. 12333 of December 4, 1981 (50 U.S.C. 3001 note), Executive Order No. 12958 of April 17, 1995 (50 U.S.C. 3161 note), Executive Order No. 13526 of December 29, 2009 (50 U.S.C. 3161 note),” for “Executive Order No. 12333 of December 4, 1981 (50 U.S.C. 401 note), Executive Order No. 12958 of April 17, 1995 (50 U.S.C. 435 note),”.

2013—Pub. L. 113–66, § 3146(a)(1)(A), substituted “Except as otherwise provided, in this chapter” for “In this chapter” in introductory provisions.

Pub. L. 112–239 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section defined “congressional defense committees”.

Pars. (5) to (10). Pub. L. 113–66, § 3146(a)(1)(B)–(E), added pars. (5) and (8), redesignated former pars. (5), (6), (7), and (8) as (6), (7), (9), and (10), respectively, and, in par. (10), substituted “Restricted Data” for “restricted data”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Short Title

Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, § 4001(a), formerly div. C, title XXXVI, § 3601, Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2756, renumbered div. D, § 4001, and amended by Pub. L. 108–136, div. C, title XXXI, § 3141(c)(1)(A)–(D)(ii), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1753, provided that: “This division [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the ‘Atomic Energy Defense Act’.”

Transfer and Consolidation of Recurring and General Provisions on Department of Energy National Security Programs

Pub. L. 108–136, div. C, title XXXI, § 3141(a), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1752, provided that:

In general.—
The purpose of this section [see Tables for classification] is to assemble together, without substantive amendment but with technical and conforming amendments of a non-substantive nature, recurring and general provisions of law on Department of Energy national security programs that remain in force in order to consolidate and organize such provisions of law into a single Act intended to comprise general provisions of law on such programs.
Construction of transfers.—
The transfer of a provision of law by this section shall not be construed as amending, altering, or otherwise modifying the substantive effect of such provision.
Treatment of satisfied requirements.—
Any requirement in a provision of law transferred under this section (including a requirement that an amendment to law be executed) that has been fully satisfied in accordance with the terms of such provision of law as of the date of transfer under this section shall be treated as so fully satisfied, and shall not be treated as being revived solely by reason of transfer under this section.
The provisions of the Atomic Energy Defense Act [Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, 50 U.S.C. 2501 et seq.], as amended by this section, shall be classified to the United States Code as a new chapter of title 50, United States Code.”