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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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



Nov 18, 1981

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Nov 20, 1981
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H.R. 5016 (97th) 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 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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