PUBLIC LAW 96-540—DEC. 17, 1980
94 STAT. 3197
Public Law 96-540 96th Congress An Act To authorize appropriations for the Department of Energy for national defense programs for fiscal year 1981, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Department of Energy National Security and Military Applications of Nuclear Energy Authorization Act of 1981". TITLE I—NATIONAL SECURITY PROGRAMS OPERATING EXPENSES
SEC. 101. Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Energy for fiscal year 1981 for operating expenses incurred in carrying out national security programs (including scientific research and development in support of the armed services, strategic and critical materials necessary for the common defense, and military applications of nuclear energy and related management and support activities) as follows: (1) For the defense inertial confinement fusion program, $141,775,000, to be allocated as follows: (A) For glass laser experiments, $69,800,000. (B) For gas laser experiments, $38,000,000. (C) For particle beam experiments, $15,700,000. (D) For supporting research and experiments, $17,000,000, none of which may be used for the research, development, or demonstration of the use of heavy ion devices as drivers for inertial confinement fusion experiments and inertial confinement fusion systems. (E) For program direction, $1,275,000. (2) For the naval reactors development program, $250,350,000, including $10,350,000 for program direction. (3) For weapons activities, $1,836,823,000, to be allocated as follows: (A) For research and development, $501,064,000. (B) For weapons testing, $318,000,000. (C) For production and surveillance, $980,100,000. (D) For program direction, $37,659,000. (4) For verification and control technology, $38,591,000, including $1,765,000 for program direction. (5) For the defense nuclear materials production and byproducts management program, to be administered by the Assistant Secretary for Defense Programs, $709,255,000, to be allocated as follows: (A) For production reactor expenses, $226,907,000. (B) For the processing of defense nuclear materials, $104,419,000. (C) For supporting services, $93,739,000, of which $15,000,000 shall be used for the fiscal year 1981 increment
Dec. 17, 1980 [S. 3074] Department of Energy National Security and Military Applications of Nuclear Energy Authorization Act of 1981.