Summary: H.R.2888 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/01/1987)

Nuclear Waste Policy Commission Act of 1987 - Prohibits any expenditures from the Nuclear Waste Fund (or any other source) for site-specific activities until the Nuclear Waste Policy Review Commission (established by this Act) has submitted a specified report to the Congress, and the Congress authorizes the resumption of such activities after reviewing the report.

Establishes the Nuclear Waste Policy Review Commission and makes it responsible to the Congress. States that the Commission's function shall be to examine the Nation's progress in the disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel and to make recommendations to the Congress. Details the scope of the Commission's review. Outlines the manner in which the Commission shall administer its affairs.

Requires the Commission to submit a comprehensive report to the Congress within 18 months after the date of enactment of this Act.

Authorizes appropriations to implement this Act for FY 1988 through 1990.