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NRC Issues Regulatory Issue Summary on 10 C.F.R. Part 37, Physical Protection of Category 1 and Category 2 Nuclear Material

The NRC has issued a regulatory issue summary (RIS) to provide guidance on compliance with 10 C.F.R. Part 37, “Physical Protection of Category 1 and Category 2 Quantities of Radioactive Material.” Part 37 was published in March 2013, and all licensees were required to comply with the final rule by March 19, 2014.  This RIS, RIS 2018-01, (1) provides an overview of Part 37 requirements and highlights differences from security orders issued prior to Part 37 promulgation, (2) provides the NRC Staff’s assessment of the effectiveness of Part 37, (3) informs licensees of common Part 37 violations and (4) reminds licensees of resources available to answer questions and clarify issues regarding rule implementation.

To view the RIS, click here.