H.R. 11880 (94th): Nuclear Energy Reappraisal Act


Feb 11, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 11, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Ottinger

Representative for New York's 24th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to terminate the granting of construction licenses of new nuclear fission powerplants in the United States pending action by the Congress following a comprehensive study of the nuclear fuel cycle, with particular reference to its safety and environmental hazards, to be conducted by the Office of Technology Assessment.

Summary (CRS)

2/11/1976--Introduced.Nuclear Energy Reappraisal Act - Directs the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to cease the granting of licenses or construction authorizations for nuclear fission powerplants pending the outcome of a comprehensive study ... Read more >

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Feb 11, 1976

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H.R. 14188 (identical)

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Last Action: Jun 4, 1976

H.R. 14058 (identical)

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Last Action: May 27, 1976

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