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

Introduced:

Jun 15, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Richard Ottinger

Representative for New York's 24th congressional district

Democrat

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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 15, 1982
 
Introduced

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Aug 4, 1982
 
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. 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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Committee Assignments

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Votes

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Related Bills

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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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