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H.R. 11510 (93rd): Energy Research Reorganization Act

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The Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 (Pub.L. 93–438, 88 Stat. 1233, enacted October 11, 1974, codified at 42 U.S.C.A. § 5801) is a United States federal law that established the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, a single agency, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, had responsibility for the development and production of nuclear weapons and for both the development and the safety regulation of the civilian uses of nuclear materials. The Act of 1974 split these functions, assigning to the Energy Research and Development Administration (now the United States Department of Energy) the responsibility for the development and production of nuclear weapons, promotion of nuclear power, and other energy-related work, and assigning to the NRC the regulatory work, which does not include regulation of defense nuclear …

Sponsor and status

Nov 15, 1973
93rd Congress (1973–1974)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 11, 1974

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 11, 1974.

Pub.L. 93-438

Chester Holifield

Representative for California's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 11, 1974


3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)



Nov 15, 1973

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Dec 19, 1973
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Aug 15, 1974
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Oct 11, 1974
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 11, 1974
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 11510 (93rd) was 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. 11510. This is the one from the 93rd Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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