Summary: H.R.13696 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.13696. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (08/02/1978)

Radioactive Waste Management Act - Requires the Secretary of Energy, before investigating any site for construction of a radioactive waste storage facility, to notify each chamber of the concerned State legislature and publish notice of such investigation in the Federal Register.

Requires notice to State legislatures of decisions and contracts for the construction of such facilities. Allows a 120-day period for disapproval of construction by the affected State's legislature or by statewide referendum.