Summary: H.R.1267 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House amended, Part II (12/05/1985)

(Reported to House from the Committee on Energy and Commerce with amendment, H. Rept. 99-317 (Part II))

Interstate Compact - Grants congressional approval to the Southeast Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management, which provides for cooperation among the States of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia in the management of low-level radioactive waste on a continuing basis.

Conditions congressional consent to such Compact upon whichever of the following occurs later: (1) the date of enactment of this Act; or (2) the date of enactment of legislation providing for limited disposal capacity availability in low-level radioactive waste disposal facilities in operation on January 1, 1985, for low-level radioactive waste generated by any source and for a specified period beginning after December 31, 1985.

Grants congressional consent to such Compact subject to the provisions of the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act, as amended, and only for so long as the regional body established in the Compact is in compliance with such Act.