S. 2556 (99th): A bill to suspend the site selection process under the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982, and for other purposes.


Jun 16, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 16, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Paul Laxalt

Senator from Nevada


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Summary (CRS)

6/16/1986--Introduced.Repeals Federal guidelines in the Nuclear Waste Policy Act regarding nuclear waste repository site recommendations and site characterizations.Prohibits the Secretary of Energy from expending any funds for any site selection ... Read more >

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Jun 16, 1986

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2556”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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H.R. 5031 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 12, 1986

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