Summary: H.R.5643 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5643. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
Introduced in House (04/26/2018)

Jobs, Not Waste Act

This bill prohibits the Department of Energy from licensing, planning, developing, or constructing a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain in Nevada until the Office of Management and Budget conducts a study on the economic viability of alternative uses of the site and Congress holds a hearing on the findings. (A nuclear waste repository is a site used for storing high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel.)