PUBLIC LAW 102-486—OCT. 24, 1992 106 STAT. 2939
- CHAPTER 26—AVUS AND ALTERNATIVE
TECHNOLOGIES FOR URANIUM ENRICHMENT SEC. 1601. ASSESSMENT BY UNITED STATES ENRICHMENT CORPORA- 42 USC 2297e. TION. "(a) IN GENERAL.— The Corporation shall prepare an assessment of the economic viability of proceeding with the commercialization of AVLIS and alternative technologies for uraniimi enrichment in accordance with this chapter. The assessment shall include— "(1) an evaluation of market conditions together with a marketing strategy; "(2) an analysis of the economic viability of competing enrichment technologies; "(3) an identification of predeployment and capital requirements for the commercialization of AVLIS and alternative technologies for uranium enrichment; "(4) an estimate of potential earnings from the licensing of AVLIS and alternative technologies for uranium enrichment to a private government sponsored corporation; (5) an analysis of outstanding and potential patent and related claims with respect to AVLIS and alternative technologies for uranium enrichment, and a plan for resolving such claims; and "(6) a contingenQT plan for providing enriched uranium and related services in the event that deplojment of AVLIS and alternative technologies for uranium enrichment is determined not to be economically val. "(b) DETERMINATION BY CORPORATION TO PROCEED WITH COMMERCIALIZATION OF AVLIS OR ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR URANIUM ENRICHMENT. —The succeeding sections of this chapter shall apply only to the extent the Corporation determines in its business judgment, on the basis of the assessment prepared under subsection (a), to proceed with the commercialization of AVLIS or alternative technologies for uranium enrichment. •nSEC. 1602. TRANSFER OF RIGHTS AND PROPERTY TO UNITED STATES 42 USC 2297e-l. ENRICHMENT CORPORATION.
- (a) EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO COMMERCIALIZE. —The Corporation
shall have the exclusive conunercial right to deploy and use any AVLIS patents, processes, and technical information owned or controlled by the Government, upon completion of a royalty agreement with the Department. "(b) TRANSFER OF RELATED PROPERTY TO CORPORATION. — "(1) IN GENERAL. —To the extent requested by the Corporation, the President shall transfer without charge to the Corporation all of the Department's right, title, or interest in and to property owned by the Department, or by the United States but under control or custody of the Department, that is directly related to and materially useful in the performance of the Corporation's pmposes regarding AVLIS and alternative technologies for uranium enrichment, including— "(A) facilities, equipment, and materials for research, development, and demonstration activities; and " (B) all other facilities, equipment, materials, processes, patents, technical information of any kind, contracts, agreements, and leases.�