Federal Nuclear Operations Corps' Study Law and Legal Definition

According to 42 USCS § 9705, the Secretary of Energy will initiate a study to provide specially trained professionals to operate the controls of nuclear power plants and other facilities in the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle. The Secretary of Energy will coordinate his/her activities with the ongoing programs of the utility industry and other federal governmental agencies for obtaining high standards of operator performance. The Secretary of Energy will assess the desirability and feasibility of creating a federal Corps of such professionals to inspect and supervise such operations. The assessment will consider the establishment of an academy to train corps professionals in all aspects of nuclear technology, nuclear operations, nuclear regulatory and related law, and health science. The Secretary of Energy will submit a report along with his/her recommendations to Congress within a year.