Text: H.R.2032 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/16/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2032


To prohibit certain transfers of radioactive metal by the Department of Energy, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 16, 2013

Mr. Markey introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To prohibit certain transfers of radioactive metal by the Department of Energy, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Ban All Radioactive Recycling Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Radioactive metal.

(a) Amendment.—Subtitle D of title I of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 (42 U.S.C. 10171) is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

    Radioactive metal

“Sec. 152. (a) Prohibition.—The Department of Energy shall not plan or undertake sales, trades, barters, or transfers of any metal that has been used or stored in a radiological area other than for the purposes of storage pursuant to subsection (b).

“(b) Storage.—Such metal shall, when removed from the radiological area in which it was used or stored, be stored or disposed of at a site—

“(1) specifically licensed by the Commission for the storage or disposal of radioactive waste;

“(2) specifically licensed by a State pursuant to section 274 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2021) for the storage or disposal of radioactive waste; or

“(3) at a site on property owned by the Department of Energy that has been approved by the Secretary for the storage or disposal of radioactive waste.”.

(b) Conforming amendment.—The table of contents of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 is amended by adding after the item relating to section 151 the following new item:


“Sec. 152. Radioactive metal.”.