US (United States) Code. Title 50. Chapter 4C: Atomic weapons and special nuclear materials information rewards

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50 USC CHAPTER 4C - ATOMIC WEAPONS AND SPECIAL NUCLEAR

MATERIALS INFORMATION REWARDS 01/06/03

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TITLE 50 - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE

CHAPTER 4C - ATOMIC WEAPONS AND SPECIAL NUCLEAR MATERIALS

INFORMATION REWARDS

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CHAPTER 4C - ATOMIC WEAPONS AND SPECIAL NUCLEAR MATERIALS

INFORMATION REWARDS

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Sec.

47a. Information concerning illegal introduction,

manufacture, acquisition or export of special nuclear

material or atomic weapons or conspiracies relating

thereto; reward.

47b. Determination by Attorney General of entitlement and

amount of reward; consultation; Presidential

approval.

47c. Aliens; waiver of admission requirements.

47d. Hearings; rules and regulations; conclusiveness of

determinations of Attorney General.

47e. Certification of award; approval; payment.

47f. Definitions.

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50 USC Sec. 47a 01/06/03

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Sec. 47a. Information concerning illegal introduction, manufacture,

acquisition or export of special nuclear material or atomic

weapons or conspiracies relating thereto; reward

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Any person who furnishes original information to the United

States -

(a) leading to the finding or other acquisition by the United

States of special nuclear material or an atomic weapon which has

been introduced into the United States or manufactured or

acquired therein contrary to the laws of the United States, or

(b) with respect to the introduction or attempted introduction

into the United States or the manufacture or acquisition or

attempted manufacture or acquisition of, or a conspiracy to

introduce into the United States or to manufacture or acquire,

special nuclear material or an atomic weapon contrary to the laws

of the United States, or

(c) with respect to the export or attempted export, or a

conspiracy to export, special nuclear material or an atomic

weapon from the United States contrary to the laws of the United

States,

shall be rewarded by the payment of an amount not to exceed

$500,000.

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(July 15, 1955, ch. 372, Sec. 2, 69 Stat. 365; Pub. L. 93-377, Sec.

1(b), Aug. 17, 1974, 88 Stat. 472.)

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AMENDMENTS

1974 - Pub. L. 93-377 in par. (a) made minor changes in

phraseology, in par. (b) included information relating to the

actual introduction, manufacture and acquisition, or conspiring to

introduce into the United States or to manufacture or acquire

special nuclear material or an atomic weapon as within the

information for which a reward would be given, and added par. (c).

SHORT TITLE

Section 1 of act July 15, 1955, as amended by section 1(a) of

Pub. L. 93-377, provided: "That this Act [enacting this chapter]

may be cited as the 'Atomic Weapons and Special Nuclear Materials

Rewards Act'."

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 47b of this title.

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50 USC Sec. 47b 01/06/03

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Sec. 47b. Determination by Attorney General of entitlement and

amount of reward; consultation; Presidential approval

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The Attorney General shall determine whether a person furnishing

information to the United States is entitled to a reward and the

amount to be paid pursuant to section 47a of this title. Before

making a reward under this section the Attorney General shall

advise and consult with the Atomic Energy Commission. A reward of

$50,000 or more may not be made without the approval of the

President.

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(July 15, 1955, ch. 372, Sec. 3, 69 Stat. 365; Pub. L. 93-377, Sec.

1(b), Aug. 17, 1974, 88 Stat. 473.)

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AMENDMENTS

1974 - Pub. L. 93-377 substituted provisions authorizing the

Attorney General, with the advice of the Atomic Energy Commission,

to determine entitlement and the amount of reward for a person

furnishing information to the United States, for provisions

authorizing an Awards Board to determine entitlement and amount of

such reward, setting forth the composition of the Board and

criteria for reward.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

Atomic Energy Commission abolished and functions transferred by

sections 5814 and 5841 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare.

See also Transfer of Functions notes set out under those sections.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 47c, 47d, 47e of this

title.

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50 USC Sec. 47c 01/06/03

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Sec. 47c. Aliens; waiver of admission requirements

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If the information leading to an award under section 47b of this

title is furnished by an alien, the Secretary of State, the

Attorney General, and the Director of Central Intelligence, acting

jointly, may determine that the admission of such alien into the

United States is in the public interest and, in that event, such

alien and the members of his immediate family may receive immigrant

visas and may be admitted to the United States for permanent

residence, notwithstanding the requirements of the Immigration and

Nationality Act [8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.].

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(July 15, 1955, ch. 372, Sec. 4, 69 Stat. 366; Pub. L. 104-208,

div. C, title III, Sec. 308(f)(7), Sept. 30, 1996, 110 Stat.

3009-622.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Immigration and Nationality Act, referred to in text, is act

June 27, 1952, ch. 477, 66 Stat. 163, as amended, which is

classified principally to chapter 12 (Sec. 1101 et seq.) of Title

8, Aliens and Nationality. For complete classification of this Act

to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1101 of

Title 8 and Tables.

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AMENDMENTS

1996 - Pub. L. 104-208 substituted "admission" for "entry".

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1996 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 104-208 effective, with certain transitional

provisions, on the first day of the first month beginning more than

180 days after Sept. 30, 1996, see section 309 of Pub. L. 104-208,

set out as a note under section 1101 of Title 8, Aliens and

Nationality.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 47f of this title.

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50 USC Sec. 47d 01/06/03

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Sec. 47d. Hearings; rules and regulations; conclusiveness of

determinations of Attorney General

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(a) The Attorney General is authorized to hold such hearings and

make, promulgate, issue, rescind, and amend such rules and

regulations as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this

chapter.

(b) A determination made by the Attorney General under section

47b of this title shall be final and conclusive and no court shall

have power or jurisdiction to review it.

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(July 15, 1955, ch. 372, Sec. 5, 69 Stat. 366; Pub. L. 93-377, Sec.

1(b), Aug. 17, 1974, 88 Stat. 473.)

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AMENDMENTS

1974 - Pub. L. 93-377 designated existing provisions as subsec.

(a), substituted "Attorney General" for "Board as administering

agent", and added subsec. (b).

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50 USC Sec. 47e 01/06/03

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Sec. 47e. Certification of award; approval; payment

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Any awards granted under section 47b of this title shall be

certified by the Attorney General and, together with the approval

of the President in those cases where such approval is required,

transmitted to the Director of Central Intelligence for payment out

of funds appropriated or available for the administration of the

National Security Act of 1947, as amended.

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(July 15, 1955, ch. 372, Sec. 6, 69 Stat. 366; Pub. L. 93-377, Sec.

1(c), Aug. 17, 1974, 88 Stat. 473.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The National Security Act of 1947, as amended, referred to in

text, is act July 26, 1947, ch. 343, 61 Stat. 495, as amended. For

complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title

note set out under section 401 of this title and Tables.

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AMENDMENTS

1974 - Pub. L. 93-377 substituted "Attorney General" for "Awards

Board".

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50 USC Sec. 47f 01/06/03

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Sec. 47f. Definitions

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As used in this chapter -

(a) The term "atomic energy" means all forms of energy released

in the course of nuclear fission or nuclear transformation.

(b) The term "atomic weapon" means any device utilizing atomic

energy, exclusive of the means for transporting or propelling the

device (where such means is a separable and divisible part of the

device), the principal purpose of which is for use as, or for

development of, a weapon, a weapon prototype, or a weapon test

device.

(c) The term "special nuclear material" means plutonium, or

uranium enriched in the isotope 233 or in the isotope 235, or any

other material which is found to be special nuclear material

pursuant to the provisions of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 [42

U.S.C. 2011 et seq.].

(d) The term "United States," when used in a geographical sense,

includes Puerto Rico, all Territories and possessions of the United

States and the Canal Zone; except that in section 47c of this

title, the term "United States" when so used shall have the meaning

given to it in the Immigration and Nationality Act [8 U.S.C. 1101

et seq.].

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(July 15, 1955, ch. 372, Sec. 7, 69 Stat. 366.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Atomic Energy Act of 1954, referred to in subsec. (c), is act

Aug. 1, 1946, ch. 724, as added by act Aug. 30, 1954, ch. 1073,

Sec. 1, 68 Stat. 921, and amended, which is classified generally to

chapter 23 (Sec. 2011 et seq.) of Title 42, The Public Health and

Welfare. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see

Short Title note set out under section 2011 of Title 42 and Tables.

The Immigration and Nationality Act, referred to in subsec. (d),

is act June 27, 1952, ch. 477, 66 Stat. 163, as amended, which is

classified principally to chapter 12 (Sec. 1101 et seq.) of Title

8, Aliens and Nationality. For complete classification of this Act

to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1101 of

Title 8 and Tables.

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