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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Nuclear Security Act of 2003

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 and the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 to strengthen security at sensitive nuclear facilities.

Actions Overview (1)

07/16/2003Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

08/08/2003Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/16/2003Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/16/2003Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7]* 07/16/2003
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-17]* 07/16/2003
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14] 02/25/2004

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce07/16/2003 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality08/08/2003 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/16/2003)

Nuclear Security Act of 2003 - Amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to instruct the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to: (1) establish a nuclear security force composed of NRC employees to provide for the security of all sensitive nuclear facilities against design basis threat; and (2) develop and implement a security plan containing specified elements for each sensitive nuclear facility to ensure the security of all sensitive nuclear facilities against such threat.

Authorizes a holder of a license for a sensitive nuclear facility to petition the Commission for additional requirements in the security plan for such facility.

Requires the NRC to establish a hiring and training program for the nuclear security force.

Establishes the Nuclear Security Fund for use by the Commission to administer the security programs for sensitive nuclear facilities.