Summary: H.R.1326 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/01/2011)

Furthering International Nuclear Safety Act of 2011 - Directs the President to instruct the U.S. delegate to the Convention on Nuclear Safety to encourage: (1) parties to more systematically assess their progress in improving safety; (2) parties to increase the number of national reports and related answers to questions available to the public by posting them to a publicly available website of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); (3) the IAEA to assist the preparation of national reports and provide technical support to improve civilian nuclear program safety; (4) countries that currently have or are considering the establishment of a civilian nuclear power program to formally join the Convention; and (5) parties to expand cooperation on prediction and analysis capability for earthquakes, tsunamis, and on radiation as it is transported away from nuclear sites.

Directs the Secretary of State to submit to Congress the U.S. government's strategic plan and goals for international nuclear safety cooperation for operating power reactors.

Sets forth reporting requirements regarding: (1) implementation of such strategic plan, and (2) U.S. efforts to further international nuclear safety.

Defines "party'' as a nation that has formally joined the Convention.