H.R. 4998: Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Act of 2016

To amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to provide for consultation with State and local governments, the consideration of State and local concerns, and the approval of post-shutdown decommissioning activities reports by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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Apr 20, 2016


Referred to Committee on Apr 20, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 20, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Peter Welch

Representative for Vermont At Large



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Last Updated: Apr 20, 2016
Length: 12 pages


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Apr 20, 2016

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