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- Full Title
A bill to provide for the development of repositories for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, and for other purposes.
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Jun 15, 1982
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Aug 4, 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. 6598”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 24, 1982
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 6598 — 97th Congress: Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr6598
“H.R. 6598 — 97th Congress: Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982.” www.GovTrack.us. 1982. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr6598>
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