US HB1619 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on March 7 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-07 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Pending: House Energy And Commerce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Jobs, Not Waste Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the Department of Energy from licensing, planning, developing, or constructing a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain in Nevada until the Office of Management and Budget conducts a study on the economic viability of alternative uses of the site and Congress holds a hearing on the findings. (A nuclear waste repository is a site used for storing high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel.)

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Jobs, Not Waste Act of 2019



2019-03-07HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2019-03-07HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB721 (Same As) 2019-03-07 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.


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