S. 2884 (96th): Nuclear Safety Research and Development Act of 1980


Jun 26, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 15, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frank Church

Senator from Idaho


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for an accelerated program of light water nuclear reactor safety research and development, to be carried out by the Department of Energy.

Summary (CRS)

9/26/1980--Indefinitely postponed in Senate.(Measure indefinitely postponed in Senate, H. R. 7865 passed in lieu) Nuclear Safety Research and Development Act of 1980 - Declares that the policy of the United ... Read more >

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Jun 26, 1980

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Sep 15, 1980
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2884”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 7865 (Related)
Nuclear Safety, Research, Demonstration, and Development Act of 1980

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 22, 1980

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