H.R. 3581 (96th): Nuclear Reactor Moratorium and Nuclear Waste Disposal Prohibition Act

Introduced:

Apr 10, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 10, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Mary Oakar

Representative for Ohio's 20th congressional district

Democrat

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.

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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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History

Introduced
Apr 10, 1979

Details

Cosponsors
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