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H.R. 1559: Modernize Nuclear Reactor Environmental Reviews Act

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To direct the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to submit a report on facilitating efficient, timely environmental reviews of nuclear reactors through expanded use of categorical exclusions, environmental assessments, and generic environmental impact statements, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jeff Duncan

Sponsor. Representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2021
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Mar 3, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Mar 3, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 3, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)

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

Mar 3, 2021
 
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H.R. 1559 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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