S. 2348 (109th): Nuclear Release Notice Act of 2006


Mar 1, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 13, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barack Obama

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2006
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to require a licensee to notify the Atomic Energy Commission, and the State and county in which a facility is located, whenever there is an unplanned release of fission products in excess of allowable limits.

Summary (CRS)

9/25/2006--Reported to Senate amended.Nuclear Release Notice Act of 2006 - Amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to direct the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to promulgate regulations requiring certain civilian ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 1, 2006

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Sep 13, 2006
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2348”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2224 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 24, 2007

H.R. 4825 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 1, 2006

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