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H.R. 6865 (96th): West Valley Demonstration Project Act

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A bill to authorize the Department of Energy to carry out a high-level liquid nuclear waste management demonstration project at the Western New York Service Center in West Valley, New York.

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Mar 19, 1980
96th Congress (1979–1980)
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Stanley Lundine

Representative for New York's 39th congressional district


See Instead

S. 2443 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 1, 1980



Mar 19, 1980

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Sep 15, 1980
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 6865 (96th) 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. 6865. This is the one from the 96th Congress.

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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