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S. 97: Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act of 2017

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

S. 97 enables civilian research and development of advanced nuclear energy technologies by private and public institutions, and expands theoretical and practical knowledge of nuclear physics, chemistry, and materials science. Specifically, the legislation establishes the National Reactor Innovation Center to facilitate the siting of privately funded advanced reactor prototypes at DOE sites through partnerships between the Department of Energy and private industry. In addition, this legislation authorizes an advanced nuclear energy licensing cost-share program to provide grants nonfederal developers of advanced reactor technologies in order to help offset the fees ...

Sponsor and status

Michael Crapo

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Idaho. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2018
Length: 8 pages
Introduced:

Jan 11, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 28, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 28, 2018.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-248

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 97 will add $450 million in new spending through 2027.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 1460: Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017

Ordered Reported on Jun 29, 2017. 2% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 431: Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act of 2017

Introduced on Jan 11, 2017. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 11, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 30, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 21, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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Mar 7, 2018
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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Sep 7, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 13, 2018
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 28, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 97 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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