H.R.10969 - A bill to authorize appropriations to the Department of Energy in Accordance with section 261 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, section 305 of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, section 16 of the Federal Nonnuclear Energy Research and Development Act of 1974, and section 660 of the Department of Energy Reorganization Act, for energy research and development and for other purposes.95th Congress (1977-1978)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Teague, Olin E. [D-TX-6] (Introduced 02/15/1978)|
|Committees:||House - Science and Technology|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/15/1978 Referred to House Committee on Science and Technology. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.10969 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/15/1978)
Authorizes appropriations to the Department of Energy for energy research and development, and related activities for fiscal year 1979.
Title I: Energy Research and Development, and Related Activities - Authorizes appropriations for operating expenses for research in advanced energy technologies and energy conservation, fossil and nuclear energy, environmental research and development and other programs.
Authorizes plant and capital equipment funds for projects concerning coal use, breeder reactors, other advanced reactor concepts, light water reactors, basic energy sciences, uranium enrichment, environmental research and development, high energy physics, nuclear physics, and program management and support.
Authorizes additional funds for designated ongoing programs concerning specified concepts, plant engineering and design, general plant projects, and capital equipment not related to construction.
Title II: General Provisions - Prohibits the start-up or continuation of projects that have cost overruns that exceed, by specified amounts, the authorizations included in this Act.