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110 STAT. 2830 PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 particular, the requirements for the "upload hedge" component of the nuclear weapons stockpile. (B) The ongoing activities of the Department of Energy relating to the evaluation and demonstration of technologies under the accelerator reactor program and the commercial light water reactor program. (b) REPORT.—(1) Not later than April 15, 1997, the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report that sets forth the final decision of the Secretary under subsection (a)(1). The report shall set forth in detail— (A) the technologies decided on under that subsection; and (B) the accelerated schedule for the production of tritium decided on under that subsection. (2) If the Secretary determines that it is not possible to make the final decision by the date specified in paragraph (1), the Secretary shall submit to Congress on that date a report that explains in detail why the final decision cannot be made by that date. (c) NEW TRITIUM PRODUCTION FACILITY. — The Secretary shall commence planning and design activities and infrastructure development for a new tritium production facility. (d) IN-REACTOR TESTS. — The Secretary may perform in-reactor tests of tritium target rods as part of the activities carried out under the commercial light water reactor program. (e) FUNDING.— Of the funds authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Energy pursuant to section 3101(b)(1), $160,000,000 shall be available for activities related to tritium production. South CaroUna. SEC. 3134. MODERNIZATION AND CONSOLIDATION OF TRmUM RECYCLING FACILITIES. (a) IN GENERAL. —The Secretary of Energy shall carry out activities at the Savannah River Site, South Carolina, to— (1) modernize and consolidate the facilities for recycling tritium from weapons; and (2) provide a modern tritium extraction facility so as to ensure that such facilities have a capacity to recycle tritium from weapons that is adequate to meet the requirements for tritium for weapons specified in the Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Memorandum, (b) FUNDING. —Of the funds authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Energy pursuant to section 3101, not more than $9,000,000 shall be available for activities under subsection (a). SEC. 3135. PRODUCTION OF fflGH EXPLOSIVES. No funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the Department of Energy for fiscal year 1997 or any prior fiscal year may be used to move, or prepare to move, the manufacture and fabrication of high explosives and energetic materials for use as components in nuclear weapons systems from the Pantex Plant, Amarillo, Texas, to any other site or facility. SEC. 3136. LIMITATION ON USE OF FUNDS FOR CERTAIN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES. (a) LIMITATION. —No funds authorized to be appropriated or otherwise made available to the Department of Energy for fiscal year 1997 under section 3101 may be obligated or expended for activities under the Department of Energy Laboratory Directed