Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed House without amendment (04/04/2006)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and expresses sympathy for the ongoing effects of the disaster, including adverse health consequences and deaths.

Calls upon national and international health organizations to focus their research into the public health consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster into areas identified by the Chernobyl Shelter Fund, so that the global community can benefit from the findings of such research.

Supports continued U.S. assistance, and urges other countries and the European Union to continue to provide assistance, to the Chernobyl Shelter Fund, the Shelter Implementation Plan, construction of a facility to store spent nuclear fuel, and other efforts to mitigate the consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.