A bill to establish a new organization to manage nuclear waste, provide a consensual process for siting nuclear waste facilities, ensure adequate funding for managing nuclear waste, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Oregon. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 27, 2013
Length: 71 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on June 27, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Senators Introduce Bipartisan, Comprehensive Nuclear Waste Legislation”
— Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 27, 2013
“Sen. Murkowski: Bipartisan Nuclear Bill Represents Real Progress”
— Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 30, 2013
Jun 27, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 30, 2013
Considered by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
S. 1240 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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