Scheme Nickname: 
Access to restricted data under Atomic Energy Act

This informal adjudication scheme governs the review of adverse decisions by NRC concerning eligibility of agency employees, job applicants, or NRC contractors for access to restricted data under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (AEA) or national security information (Part 10) or special nuclear material (Part 11).

Adjudication Levels: 
LevelName of OfficeSub-Agency/Bureau/Division:Are administrative appeals permitted from final decisions at this stage?
Hearing Level
Office of Deputy Exec. Director for Corporate Management
Yes (All Types of Cases)
Appeal Level 1
Executive Director for Operations
Comments/Notes on Adjudication Structure: 
Administrative appeals (to the Commission) are only permitted in civil penalty actions under the PFCRA and findings of civil rights violations by program participants receiving, or applicants seeking, NRC funding; there is no appeals of adverse NRC decisions in debt collection actions.
Types of Adjudication: 
Type B
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified
Is this a Major Adjudication: