H.R. 5016 (97th): High-Level Radioactive Waste Management and Policy Act


Nov 18, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 20, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Marilyn Lloyd

Representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a Federal policy with respect to the disposal of high-level radioactive waste from civilian nuclear activities, to provide for the construction, operation, and maintenance of waste disposal facilities, to provide for a program of nuclear waste and spent fuel research and development, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

(Reported to House from the Committee on Science and Technology with amendment, H. Rept. 97-411) High-Level Radioactive Waste Management and Policy Act - States that this Act shall not apply ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 18, 1981

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 20, 1981
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5016”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (11D, 8R) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 7187 (Related)
Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 24, 1982

H.R. 3566 (Related)
International Security and Development Cooperation Act of 1981

Passed House
Last Action: Dec 9, 1981

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