H.R.3053: Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2018

About This Bill

  • Introduced June 26, 2017
  • Latest Major Action May 14, 2018

Bill Cosponsors

109 (21 Democrats, 88 Republicans)

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Week Ending Rank
May 13, 2018 8th

Bill Summary

Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017 This bill amends the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to direct the Department of Energy (DOE) to initiate a program to consolidate and temporarily store commercial spent nuclear fuel during the development, construction, and operation of a permanent nuclear waste repository. The bill addresses federal land withdrawal and related management issues, including the permanent withdrawal of specific...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 59 statements associated with H.R.3053.

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 14, 2018
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
May 10, 2018
The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
May 10, 2018
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 879.
May 10, 2018
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 10, 2018

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 340 - 72 (Roll no. 179).

May 10, 2018
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
May 10, 2018
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 3053.
May 10, 2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 879, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Titus amendment No. 3.
May 10, 2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 879, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schneider amendment No. 2.
May 10, 2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 879, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Keating amendment No. 1.
May 10, 2018
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 3053.
May 10, 2018
The Speaker designated the Honorable Keith J. Rothfus to act as Chairman of the Committee.
May 10, 2018
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 879 and Rule XVIII.
May 10, 2018
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3053. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3053 under a structured rule with one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
May 10, 2018
The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H3091-3096)
May 10, 2018
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 879. (consideration: CR H3890-3911)
May 9, 2018
Rule H. Res. 879 passed House.
May 8, 2018
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 879 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3053. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3053 under a structured rule with one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Oct. 19, 2017
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 259.
Oct. 19, 2017

Committee on Armed Services discharged.

Oct. 19, 2017

Committee on Natural Resources discharged.

Oct. 19, 2017
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 115-355, Part I.
July 17, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces.
June 28, 2017
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 49 - 4.
June 28, 2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 27, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.
June 27, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.
June 26, 2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
June 26, 2017

Introduced in the House by John Shimkus (R-Ill.)

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