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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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



Jun 26, 1980

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Sep 15, 1980
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S. 2884 (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.

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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