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Nov 18, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This bill was introduced on November 20, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district
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.
(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 >
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 24, 1982
Last Action: Dec 9, 1981
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