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HR 1270 - Nuclear Waste Disposal bill - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (307-120) - (Key vote)

Title: Nuclear Waste Disposal bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the Department of Energy to prepare for the temporary storage of the United States' nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain by Jan 1, 2002.

Highlights:
  • Instructs the Department of Energy to apply to the commission for authorization to construct a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada by January 1, 2002.
  • Directs the Department of Energy to have a permanent repository for the nation's nuclear waste developed and operational by 2010.
  • Calls on the Department of Energy to make necessary provisions for the safe transportation and handling of nuclear waste.
  • Requires the Department of Energy to develop training standards for emergency response personnel.
  • Pushes back the deadline for environmental impact assessments until after the facility begins operation.
  • Exempts nuclear waste site planning from the Endangered Species Act, the Federal Lands Policy Management Act and the Clean Water Act.
  • Requires the Department of Energy to compensate land-owners for reduced property value.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Nuclear Waste Disposal bill

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Co-sponsors

  • Richard Hugh Baker (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cass Ballenger (NC - ) (Out Of Office)
  • James 'Jim' Barcia (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Laurence 'Bob' Barr Jr. (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Roscoe G. Bartlett (MD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Herbert H. 'Herb' Bateman (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Douglas K. 'Doug' Bereuter (NE - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Marion Berry (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' Bilirakis (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sherwood L. 'Sherry' Boehlert (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert A. 'Bob' Borski Jr. (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Frederick C. 'Rick' Boucher (VA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Allen Boyd Jr. (FL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard M. Burr (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan L. Burton (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Herbert L. 'Sonny' Callahan (AL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles T. Canady (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clarence Saxby Chambliss (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Helen P. Chenoweth-Hage (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Allen 'Mac' Collins (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John C. Cooksey (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert E. 'Bud' Cramer (AL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael D. 'Mike' Crapo (ID - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara L. Cubin (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas M. 'Tom' Davis III (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter Deutsch (FL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Lincoln Diaz-Balart (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John T. Doolittle (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer B. Dunn (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Vernon J. 'Vern' Ehlers (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert L. 'Bob' Ehrlich Jr. (MD - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Jo Ann Emerson (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bob R. Etheridge (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Terry Everett (AL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Harris W. Fawell (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Foley (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tillie K. Fowler (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon David Fox (PA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Elton W. Gallegly (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • George W. Gekas (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul E. Gillmor (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Virgil H. Goode Jr. (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bart Gordon (TN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Porter J. Goss (FL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Lindsey O. Graham (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gilbert W. 'Gil' Gutknecht (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • J. Dennis 'Denny' Hastert (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • W.G. 'Bill' Hefner (NC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Van Hilleary (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Earl F. Hilliard Jr. (AL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter 'Pete' Hoekstra (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas Timothy 'Tim' Holden (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William 'Asa' Hutchinson (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry J. Hyde (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert 'Bob' Inglis Sr. (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher 'Chris' John (LA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy L. Johnson (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul E. Kanjorski (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dale E. Kildee (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald P. 'Ron' Klink (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott L. Klug (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph K. 'Joe' Knollenberg (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ray H. LaHood (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven C. 'Steve' LaTourette (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' Leach (IA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Linder (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William O. Lipinski (IL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas J. Manton (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald A. 'Don' Manzullo (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill McCollum (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James O. 'Jim' McCrery III (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John M. McHugh (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Carrie P. Meek (FL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Jerry Moran (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Suellen W. 'Sue' Myrick (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • George R. Nethercutt Jr. (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Anne Meagher Northup (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Norwood Jr. (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael G. Oxley (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald C. 'Ron' Packard (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Michael 'Mike' Parker (MS - ) (Out Of Office)
  • William 'Bill' Paxon (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Chip' Pickering Jr. (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Owen B. Pickett (VA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Earl Pomeroy (ND - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John Edward Porter (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Deborah D. Pryce (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James M. 'Jim' Ramstad (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank Duhcan Riggs (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert R. 'Bob' Riley (AL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Marge S. Roukema (NJ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim R. Ryun (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Marshall Clement 'Mark' Sanford Jr. (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • H. James 'Jim' Saxton (NJ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joe Scarborough (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John B. Shadegg (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • E. Clay Shaw Jr. (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Norman Sisisky (VA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph R. 'Joe' Skeen (NM - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nick Smith (MI - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Vincent K. Snowbarger (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Victor F. 'Vic' Snyder (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald B.H. 'Jerry' Solomon (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Floyd Davidson Spence (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John M. Spratt Jr. (SC - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Debbie Ann Stabenow (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Clifford Bundy 'Cliff' Stearns (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Stenholm (TX - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Bart T. Stupak (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John E. Sununu (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William J. 'Billy' Tauzin (LA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles H. Taylor (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Karen L. Thurman (FL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Edolphus 'Ed' Towns (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' Traficant Jr. (OH - ) (Out Of Office)
  • James T. 'Jim' Walsh (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Zach Wamp (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Weldon (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald C. 'Jerry' Weller (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Wexler (FL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Rick White (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roger F. Wicker (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles William 'Bill' Young (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
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