Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/451

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PUBLIC LAW 103-337—OCT. 5, 1994 108 STAT. 3085 available for management and support activities and for general plant projects are available for use, when necessary, in connection with all national security programs of the Department of Energy. SEC. 3128. AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS. When so specified in an appropriation Act, amounts appropriated for operating expenses, plant projects, and capital equipment may remain available until expended. Subtitle C—Program Authorizations, Restrictions, and Limitations SEC. 3131. STOCKPILE STEWARDSHIP RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAM. (a) CONDUCT OF PROGRAM. —(1) As part of the stockpile stewardship program established pursuant to section 3138 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 (Public Law 103- 160; 107 Stat. 1946; 42 U.S.C. 2121 note), the Secretary of Energy shall conduct a stockpile stewardship recruitment and training program at the Sandia National Laboratories, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory. (2) The recruitment and training program shall be conducted in coordination with the Chairman of the Joint Nuclear Weapons Council established by section 179 of title 10, United States Code, and the directors of the laboratories referred to in paragraph (1). (b) SUPPORT OF DUAL-USE PROGRAMS.— (1) As part of the recruitment and training program, the directors of the laboratories referred to in subsection (a)(1) may employ undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows to carry out research sponsored by such laboratories for military or nonmilitary dualuse programs related to nuclear weapons stockpile stewardship. (2) Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of Energy in section 3101(a)(1) for weapons activities for core research and development and allocated by the Secretary for education initiatives, $5,000,000 shall be available for employing students and fellows to carry out research referred to in paragraph (1). The amount available under this paragraph shall be allocated equally among the laboratories referred to in subsection (a)(1). (c) ESTABLISHMENT OF RETIREE CORPS. — AS part of the training and recruitment program, the Secretary, in coordination with the directors of the laboratories referred to in subsection (a)(1), shall establish for the laboratories a retiree corps of retired scientists who have expertise in research and development of nuclear weapons. The directors may employ the retired scientists on a parttime basis to provide appropriate assistance on nuclear weapons issues, to contribute relevant information to be archived, and to help to provide training to other scientists. (d) REPORT.— (1) Not later than February 1, 1995, the Secretary shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives a report on the demographic trends of the personnel of the laboratories referred to in subsection (a)(1) and on actions taken by the Department of Energy to remedy identified deficiencies in various skill areas. (2) The report shall be prepared in coordination with the Chairman of the Joint Nuclear Weapons Council and the directors of