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H.R.1879: Government Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Extension Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about environmental protection
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Sponsor Steve Pearce, R-N.M.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced May 8, 2013
Latest Major Action June 20, 2013
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Bill Summary

Government Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Extension Act of 2013- Directs the Secretary of Energy to manage the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in such a way as to include the transportation and disposal of any non-defense federally-owned transuranic waste meeting certain criteria described in the document entitled "Transuranic Waste Acceptance Criteria For The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant," published by the Department of Energy (DOE) on April 21, 2011.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 20, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces.
May 10, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.
May 8, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
May 8, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce