United States Code

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§ 2536.
Reports on life extension programs
Reports required
Before proceeding beyond phase 6.2 activities with respect to any life extension program, the Nuclear Weapons Council shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report on such phase 6.2 activities, including—
an assessment of the life extension options considered for the phase 6.2 activities, including whether the subsystems and components in each option are considered to be a refurbishment, reuse, or replacement of such subsystem or component; and
an assessment of the option selected for the phase 6.2 activities, including—
whether the subsystems and components will be refurbished, reused, or replaced; and
the advantages and disadvantages of refurbishment, reuse, and replacement for each such subsystem and component.
Phase 6.2 activities defined

In this section, the term “phase 6.2 activities” means, with respect to a life extension program, the phase 6.2 feasibility study and option down-select.

(Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLII, § 4216, as added Pub. L. 112–239, div. C, title XXXI, § 3141(a), Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 2193; amended Pub. L. 113–66, div. C, title XXXI, § 3146(a)(2)(B), Dec. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 1072; Pub. L. 116–92, div. C, title XXXI, § 3139(b)(4)(A), Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 1962.)
cite as: 50 USC 2536