Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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DOE Rule Violations at Lawrence Livermore Lab

A Department of Energy investigation of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which is operated by the University of California, found likely violations of 10 CFR 830.120 (Quality Assurance Rule). "These violations…include (1) quality improvement violations related to LLNL inadequacy in acknowledgment and timely response to programmatic weaknesses in their AB processes and (2) Work Process violations related to lack of adherence to the requirements contained in AB related documentation…LLNL is exempt from civil penalty by statute. However, because of the collective safety significance of these violations, DOE would have issued a Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty in the amount of $82,500.”

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Fine
Contractors Involved Penalty
University of California $82,500
Further Information Released
DOE PNOV 6/30/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database