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H.R. 8411 (96th): Nuclear Powerplant Cost Assurance Act of 1980

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A bill to ensure that the full cost of a nuclear power generating facility is provided for over the useful life of each such facility, and for other purposes.

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Dec 3, 1980
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 3, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Robert Drinan

Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district




Dec 3, 1980

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H.R. 8411 (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. 8411. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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