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.
Sponsor and status
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.
Representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district
Nov 18, 1981
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 20, 1981
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
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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