H.R.3343 - To amend title X of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, and for other purposes.107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-20] (Introduced 11/19/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 107-341|
|Latest Action:||08/21/2002 Became Public Law No: 107-222.|
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Summary: H.R.3343 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Amends the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to increase: (1) reimbursement payments made to active thorium site licensees for off-site disposal under the remedial action program, subject to specified limits each fiscal year through FY 2007; and (2) the authorization of appropriations for the remedial action program.
Passed House amended (12/18/2001)
Amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to: (1) increase the amount in the Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund (adjusted for inflation beginning on the date of enactment of the Energy Policy Act of 1992); and (2) authorize the Secretary of Energy to expend funds to maintain enrichment capability (cold standby) at the Portsmouth, Ohio, Gaseous Diffusion Plant.
Directs the Comptroller General to: (1) audit the Fund and report the results to Congress, including an assessment as to whether the current Fund authorization is sufficient to implement anticipated decontamination, decommissioning, and remedial action activities; and (2) address specifically whether deposits are sufficient to pay for specified decontamination, decommissioning, and remedial action costs.