S. 3680 (110th): Thorium Energy Independence and Security Act of 2008


Oct 2, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 2, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah



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Last Updated: Oct 2, 2008
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to provide for thorium fuel cycle nuclear power generation.

Summary (CRS)

Thorium Energy Independence and Security Act of 2008 - Amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish, and provide funds to, an office ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 2, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3680”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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