H.R. 6598 (97th): Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982


Jun 15, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 4, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Ottinger
Representative for New York's 24th congressional district

See Instead:

H.R. 7187 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 24, 1982

About the bill

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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H.R. 7187 (Related)
Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 24, 1982

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Jun 15, 1982
Reported by Committee
Aug 4, 1982


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