About the bill
H.R. 4378 authorizes appropriations for the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a test reactor to support research and development of advanced nuclear reactor technologies. The bill authorizes $35 million in FY 2018 and no more than $350 million in any subsequent fiscal year.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 14, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Nov 13, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 13, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
What stakeholders are saying
Nov 13, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 15, 2017
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Feb 13, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Feb 13, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
H.R. 4378 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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