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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Apr 10, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 10, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 20th congressional district
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2800 (97th).
H.R. 3581 (96th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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