H.R. 5963 (97th): Nuclear Powerplant Decontamination Act of 1982


Mar 25, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 25, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Allen Ertel

Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require additional insurance and other financing for the decontamination of nuclear powerplants following accidents.

Summary (CRS)

3/25/1982--Introduced.Nuclear Powerplant Decontamination Act of 1982 - Requires the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to terminate or suspend operating licenses in effect for any nuclear powerplant and prohibits the issuance of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 25, 1982

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5963”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (3D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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