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Audit of NRC’s Issuance of General Licenses

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number
Report Type
Joint Report
Agency Wide
No (location specific)
Questioned Costs
Funds for Better Use


Contact current general licensees with general licensed devices containing IAEA Code of Conduct Category 1, 2, or 3 sources, within 180 days, to encourage the general licensee to transfer the device(s) to a specific license(s).

Visit all general licensees currently in possession of general licensed devices containing IAEA Category 1, 2, or 3 sources within 2 years. Focus such visits on: Reviewing records of leak testing and proper operations of open-close mechanisms and indicators.
Device use, installations, maintenance and repair to determine that the devices are being used within authorized parameters.

Monitor agency records for 2 years to identify new general licensees entering the marketplace and visit those in possession of IAEA Category 1, 2, or 3 general licensed devices to ensure that devices are properly installed and that general licensees have adequate understanding of the relevant regulations and their responsibilities.

Analyze information retrieved from Recommendations 1, 2, and 3 and take additional regulatory action, if needed, within 6 months after completion of data collection.