To require the Secretary of Energy to obtain the consent of affected State and local governments before making an expenditure from the Nuclear Waste Fund for a nuclear waste repository, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Nevada's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 5, 2019
Length: 3 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on March 5, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)
Mar 13, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1364 (114th).
Jan 11, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 456 (115th).
Mar 5, 2019
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Mar 2, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1524.
H.R. 1544 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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