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S. 903: Nuclear Energy Leadership Act

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A bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish advanced nuclear goals, provide for a versatile, reactor-based fast neutron source, make available high-assay, low-enriched uranium for research, development, and demonstration of advanced nuclear reactor concepts, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Lisa Murkowski

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Alaska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 24, 2019
Length: 66 pages
Introduced
Mar 27, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on Jul 16, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 16, 2019.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Senator Lisa Murkowski, Congresswoman Elaine Luria Urge NDAA Conferees to Include NELA in Final Conference Report
    — Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Sponsor) on Oct 15, 2020

Crapo Secures Wins for Idahoans in Legislation Heading for President's Signature
    — Sen. Michael Crapo [R-ID] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 19, 2019

Risch Priorities Included in Landmark American Energy Innovation Act
    — Sen. James Risch [R-ID] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 28, 2020

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History

Mar 27, 2019
 
Introduced

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Apr 30, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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Jul 16, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 24, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

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Signed by the President

S. 903 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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