H.R.5163 - Nuclear Energy Research Initiative Improvement Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Altmire, Jason [D-PA-4] (Introduced 04/28/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Science and Technology|
|Latest Action:||04/30/2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5163 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/28/2010)
Nuclear Energy Research Initiative Improvement Act of 2010 - Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to direct the Secretary of Energy to: (1) conduct research to lower the cost of nuclear reactor systems; and (2) develop and publish on the Department of Energy (DOE) website a schedule outlining a five-year strategy to lower such cost effectively.
Includes among research subjects: (1) modular and small-scale reactors; (2) balance-of-plant issues; (3) cost-efficient manufacturing and construction; (4) licensing issues; and (5) enhanced proliferation controls.