About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to provide that no licenses for the construction or operation of nuclear reactors at nuclear powerplants shall be issued or renewed until completion of a study of the safety of such plants by the Office of Technology Assessment, and to amend the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 to provide that the Secretary of Energy shall not construct nuclear waste disposal facilities within or near to densely populated areas.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Apr 10, 1979
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Mar 24, 1981
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2800 (97th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3581”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Related Bills
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H.R. 2800 (97th)
was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 24, 1981
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3581 — 96th Congress: Nuclear Reactor Moratorium and Nuclear Waste Disposal Prohibition Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr3581
“H.R. 3581 — 96th Congress: Nuclear Reactor Moratorium and Nuclear Waste Disposal Prohibition Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1979. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/hr3581>
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