H.R. 6897 (97th): Electric Utility Nuclear Accident Cost Allocation Act


Jul 29, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 29, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Millicent Fenwick

Representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a supplemental insurance fund administered by the Secretary of Energy to pay the costs of necessary remedial action following damage to nuclear powerplants, including certain remedial action at the Three Mile Island facilities in Pennsylvania, to require participation in such fund by the licensees of nuclear powerplants as a condition for the licensing and continued operation of such plants, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/29/1982--Introduced.Electric Utility Nuclear Accident Cost Allocation Act - Requires electric utilities to pay to the Secretary of the Treasury an annual fee for calendar years 1982 through 1987 for their ... Read more >

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Jul 29, 1982

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2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
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H.R. 6901 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 1982

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