Configuration Management [Energy] Law and Legal Definition

According to 10 CFR 70.4 [Title 10 – Energy; Chapter I -- Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Part 70 -- Domestic Licensing of Special Nuclear Material; Subpart A -- General Provisions], configuration management (CM) means “a management measure that provides oversight and control of design information, safety information, and records of modifications (both temporary and permanent) that might impact the ability of items relied on for safety to perform their functions when needed.”