H.Con.Res.267 - Expressing the sense of the Congress concerning the security of nuclear facilities in the United States.107th Congress (2001-2002)
||Rep. Gekas, George W. [R-PA-17] (Introduced 11/13/2001)
||House - Armed Services; Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure
||12/06/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Procurement. (All Actions)
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Introduced in House (11/13/2001)
Expresses the sense of Congress that the President should direct: (1) the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the Department of Defense, the National Guard Bureau, the Department of Transportation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Central Intelligence Agency to conduct a joint study to assess the present and future need for military and National Guard units to augment security at the 103 active nuclear facilities in the United States; (2) the NRC and National Guard Bureau to work with State law enforcement agencies to establish basic guidelines for the proper training and use of National Guard units deployed at such facilities; and (3) the NRC, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the Food and Drug Administration to establish emergency reserves of potassium iodide tablets in communities within the emergency planning zones of each of the 64 U.S. nuclear power sites. Calls for Federal funding of the National Guard units protecting nuclear facilities.