Summary: H.R.891 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/25/2003)

Dirty Bomb Prevention Act - Amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to establish a task force on protection of sealed sources (any byproduct material or special nuclear material, except fuel or spent fuel, encased in a capsule designed to prevent leakage or escape). Requires the task force to: (1) provide 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; and (2) report triennially to Congress and to the President on recommended regulatory and legislative changes for specified security enhancements pertaining to sealed sources.