United States Code

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§ 2812.
Engineering and manufacturing research, development, and demonstration by managers of certain nuclear weapons production facilities
Authority for programs at nuclear weapons productions facilities

The Administrator shall authorize the head of each nuclear weapons production facility to establish an Engineering and Manufacturing Research, Development, and Demonstration Program under this section.

Projects and activities
The projects and activities carried out through the program at a nuclear weapons production facility under this section shall support innovative or high-risk design and manufacturing concepts and technologies with potentially high payoff for the nuclear security enterprise. Those projects and activities may include—
replacement of obsolete or aging design and manufacturing technologies;
development of innovative agile manufacturing techniques and processes; and
training, recruitment, or retention of essential personnel in critical engineering and manufacturing disciplines.
(Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLVIII, § 4832, formerly Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [div. C, title XXXI, § 3156], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–467; renumbered Pub. L. 107–314, div. D, title XLVIII, § 4832, by Pub. L. 108–136, div. C, title XXXI, § 3141(k)(12), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1785; Pub. L. 112–239, div. C, title XXXI, § 3131(z), Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 2185; Pub. L. 113–66, div. C, title XXXI, § 3146(i)(7)(A), Dec. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 1083; Pub. L. 113–291, div. C, title XXXI, § 3142(u), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3902.)
cite as: 50 USC 2812