H.R. 1280 (112th): To amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to require congressional approval of agreements for peaceful nuclear cooperation with foreign countries, and for other purposes.


Mar 31, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 1, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Representative for Florida's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2012
Length: 20 pages

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Summary (CRS)

5/30/2012--Reported to House amended, Part I.Section1 - Amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to include as requirements to be met by a cooperating party to an agreement for peaceful ... Read more >

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Mar 31, 2011

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Oct 1, 2012
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1280”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (5R, 4D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 547 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 15, 2009

H.R. 3766 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 12, 2013

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