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Public Law No: 116-95 (12/20/2019)

 
[116th Congress Public Law 95]
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Public Law 116-95
116th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To reauthorize the West Valley demonstration project, and for other 
            purposes. <<NOTE: Dec. 20, 2019 -  [H.R. 1138]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. WEST VALLEY DEMONSTRATION PROJECT.

    (a) Reauthorization.--Section 3(a) of the West Valley Demonstration 
Project Act (Public Law 96-368; 42 U.S.C. 2021a note) is amended by 
striking ``$5,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1981'' 
and inserting ``$75,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2020 through 
2026''.
    (b) Report.--Not later than 18 months after the date of enactment of 
this Act, the Comptroller General shall submit to Congress a report that 
describes--
            (1) the volumes, origins, and types of radioactive waste at 
        the Western New York Service Center in West Valley, New York;
            (2) what options have been identified for disposal of each 
        such type of radioactive waste;
            (3) what is known about the costs of, and timeframes for, 
        each such option;
            (4) the benefits and challenges of each such option, 
        according to the State of New York and the Department of Energy; 
        and
            (5) as of the date of enactment of this Act--
                    (A) how much has been spent on the disposal of 
                radioactive waste associated with the demonstration 
                project prescribed by section 2(a) of the West Valley 
                Demonstration Project Act; and
                    (B) what volumes and types of radioactive waste have 
                been disposed of from the Western New York Service 
                Center.

    Approved December 20, 2019.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 1138:
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SENATE REPORTS: No. 116-69 (Comm. on Energy and Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 165 (2019):
            Mar. 5, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 2, considered and passed Senate.

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