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H.R. 1351: Nuclear Prosperity and Security Act

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The chemical symbol for uranium is “U,” but reactions to this bill have ranged from “A” to “F.”


Uranium is responsible for about 10 percent of the world’s electricity production. Proponents cite it as an effective and extremely low-emission energy source. Detractors cite its potential for radioactive fallout such as in Japan’s Fukushima incident of 2011, which can be devastating due to long lasting health and ecological effects. However, such incidents — while certainly headline-grabbing — are actually extremely rare.

The U.S. produces relatively little uranium domestically, contributing only about 9 percent of its own supply. The rest is imported, with the top five countries being Canada, Russia, Kazakhstan, Namibia, and Australia.

And that 9 percent level might soon decrease even further. In February, the House passed …

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Robert Latta

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 25, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Feb 25, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Feb 25, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 25, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.


10 Cosponsors (10 Republicans)

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Feb 25, 2021

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H.R. 1351 is 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1351. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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