H.R.5023 - Dirty Bomb Prevention Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] (Introduced 06/26/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||07/16/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5023 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Dirty Bomb Prevention Act - Amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to establish a task force on sealed source protection (byproduct material or special nuclear material encased in a capsule designed to prevent leakage or escape of the material).
Introduced in House (06/26/2002)
Requires the task force to evaluate and make recommendations to ensure the security of sealed sources from potential terrorist threats, including acts of sabotage, theft, or use of such sources in a radiological dispersal device.
Directs the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to arrange with the National Academy of Sciences for a study of industrial, research, and commercial uses for sealed sources.