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Public comment re Price-Anderson Act

Notice of Inquiry Concerning Preparation of Report to Congress on the Price-Anderson Act 62 Federal Register 250. Universities Research Association, Inc. (URA) is a nonprofit corporation consisting of 87 member research universities located in the United States, Canada, Japan, and Italy.This Association strongly supports the continuation of the provisions of the Price-Anderson Act for DOE contractors and suppliers, including the exemption of Fermilab, among other named DOE national laboratories, from the payment of civil penalties under that Act. It is our experience at Fermilab that a few subcontractors/suppliers expect Price-Anderson protection and will not contract with the Laboratory without it.