Summary: H.R.3878 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (12/09/1985)

Interstate Compact - Omnibus Low-Level Radioactive Waste Interstate Compact Consent Act - Title I: General Provisions - Grants congressional consent to certain interstate compacts on low-level radioactive waste management (enumerated below) upon the following conditions: (1) effective date on the date of enactment either of this Act or of legislation providing for limited disposal capacity availability in certain low-level radioactive waste disposal facilities for a specified period beginning after December 31, 1985; (2) the compliance of such compacts with the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act, as amended; and (3) only for so long as the regional body established in a compact complies with the provisions of the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act, as amended.

Retains congressional power to alter or repeal the conditions of consent after the expiration of the ten-year period following the date of enactment of this Act.

Title II: Congressional Consent to Compacts - Grants such congressional consent to the following compacts: (1) the Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management, which provides for cooperation among the States of Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming; (2) the Central Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact, which provides for cooperation among the States of Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Oklahoma; (3) 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; (4) the Central Midwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management, which provides for cooperation between the States of Kentucky and Illinois; (5) the Midwest Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact, which provides for cooperation among the States of Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin; (6) the Rocky Mountain Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact, which provides for cooperation among the States of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming; and (7) the Northeast Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact, which provides for cooperation between the States of Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland.