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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Nov 18, 1981
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Nov 20, 1981
Reported by Committee
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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)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Related Bills
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Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 24, 1982
International Security and Development Cooperation Act of 1981
Last Action: Dec 9, 1981
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5016 — 97th Congress: High-Level Radioactive Waste Management and Policy Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5016
“H.R. 5016 — 97th Congress: High-Level Radioactive Waste Management and Policy Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1981. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5016>
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