A bill to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, to provide for a proceeding by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to determine whether radioactive wastes can be safely contained, whether a plan for such containment exists, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
95th Congress (1977–1978)
This bill was introduced on June 22, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Representative for California's 11th congressional district
Jun 22, 1978
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H.R. 13259 (95th) 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. 13259. This is the one from the 95th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Nuclear Waste Disposal Act, H.R. 13259, 95th Cong. (1978).
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