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Nuclear Energy Leadership Act

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A bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish advanced nuclear goals, provide for a versatile, reactor-based fast neutron source, make available high-assay, low-enriched uranium for research, development, and demonstration of advanced nuclear reactor concepts, and for other purposes.

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09/06/2018Introduced in Senate

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11/29/2018Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 115-534.
Action By: Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy
09/06/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
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Senate Energy and Natural Resources09/06/2018 Referred to
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy11/29/2018 Hearings by

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Introduced in Senate (09/06/2018)

Nuclear Energy Leadership Act

This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to direct the Department of Energy (DOE) to (1) establish a long-term nuclear power purchase agreement pilot program; (2) advance the research and development of domestic advanced, affordable, and clean nuclear energy; (3) develop a 10-year strategic plan for its Office of Nuclear Energy; (4) provide for a versatile, reactor-based fast neutron source; and (5) establish a program to make available high-assay, low-enriched uranium for use in commercial or noncommercial advanced nuclear reactors.

DOE, the National Nuclear Security Administration, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission must jointly establish a University Nuclear Leadership Program to provide financial assistance for scholarships, fellowships, and research and development projects at institutions of higher education.