H.R.2278 - Import Control and Safe Handling of Spent Nuclear Fuel Act of 1995104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wyden, Ron [D-OR-3] (Introduced 09/07/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce; Economic and Educational; Transportation and Infrastructure; International Relations|
|Latest Action:||09/22/1995 Referred to the Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2278 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/07/1995)
Import Control and Safe Handling of Spent Nuclear Fuel Act of 1995 - Prohibits the importation of spent nuclear fuel unless: (1) the Congress has approved a repository with storage or disposal capacity for all the spent nuclear fuel from commercial nuclear reactors and atomic energy defense activities; and (2) such repositories are federally licensed and operating.
Exempts from such proscription: (1) samples of spent nuclear fuel imported for testing and evaluation for national security reasons; and (2) imports from countries not authorized to possess nuclear weapons under the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, but which are known or suspected to be producing or developing nuclear weapons.
Provides guidelines which a port authority may use to ensure the safe unloading, transfer, and shipment of spent nuclear fuel through its port.