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                                                  Union Calendar No. 92


  1st Session

                                H. R. 45

                      [Report No. 106-155, Part I]


                                 A BILL

             To amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982.


                              June 2, 1999

The Committees on Resources and the Budget discharged; committed to the 
 Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to 
                               be printed

                                                  Union Calendar No. 92
  1st Session
                                 H. R. 45

                      [Report No. 106-155, Part I]

             To amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982.



                            January 6, 1999

  Mr. Upton (for himself, Mr. Towns, Mr. Barton of Texas, Mr. Hall of 
  Texas, Mr. Holden, Mr. Norwood, Mr. Gordon, Mr. Oxley, Mr. Burr of 
North Carolina, Mr. Klink, Mr. Whitfield, Mr. Spratt, Mr. Hoekstra, Mr. 
 Livingston, Mr. Kanjorski, Mr. Bilirakis, Mr. Graham, Mr. Peterson of 
  Pennsylvania, Mr. Canady of Florida, Mr. Manzullo, Mr. Ramstad, Mr. 
 Hutchinson, Mr. Pickering, Mr. Gutknecht, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. Shimkus, 
    Mr. Nethercutt, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Foley, Mr. Taylor of North 
  Carolina, Mr. Bereuter, Mr. Oberstar, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. Stupak, Mr. 
 Rush, Mr. Smith of Michigan, Mr. Ehlers, Mr. Knollenberg, Mr. Porter, 
    Mr. Sisisky, Mr. Bonior, Mr. Camp, Mr. Kildee, Mr. Barcia, Ms. 
Stabenow, Mr. Peterson of Minnesota, Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas, and Mr. 
    Allen) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
Committee on Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Resources, 
and Transportation and Infrastructure, 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

                              May 20, 1999

       Reported from the Committee on Commerce with an amendment
 [Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed 
                               in italic]

                              May 20, 1999

     The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure discharged

                              May 20, 1999

Referral to the Committee on Resources extended for a period ending not 
                        later than June 2, 1999

                              May 20, 1999

 Referred to the Committee on the Budget for a period ending not later 
than June 2, 1999, for consideration of such provisions of the bill and 
amendment as fall within the jurisdiction of that committee pursuant to 
                          clause 1(e), rule X

                              June 2, 1999

Additional sponsors: Mr. Callahan, Mr. Stearns, Mr. Gillmor, Mr. Baker, 
  Mrs. Meek of Florida, Mr. Boehlert, Ms. Kilpatrick, Mr. Borski, Mr. 
 Skeen, Mr. Ballenger, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Mr. Chambliss, Mr. 
    Wicker, Mr. Weller, Mr. Boucher, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. 
Jefferson, Ms. Pryce of Ohio, Mr. Levin, Mrs. Biggert, Mr. Spence, Mr. 
    Bachus, Mr. Hastings of Washington, Mr. Snyder, Mr. Hayes, Mr. 
Costello, Mr. Boyd, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Scarborough, Mr. Linder, Mr. Weldon 
   of Florida, Mr. DeMint, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Ehrlich, Mr. Turner, Mr. 
Pickett, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. Bryant, Mr. Kingston, Mr. Terry, 
 Mr. Tauzin, Mr. John, Mr. Green of Wisconsin, Mr. Berry, Mr. Green of 
Texas, Mr. Shows, Ms. Ros-Lehtinen, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mrs. Chenoweth, 
 Mr. Crane, Mr. Clement, Mr. Doolittle, Mr. Sweeney, Mr. Shadegg, Mr. 
Simpson, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Frost, Mr. Barrett of Nebraska, Mr. Tiahrt, 
 Mr. McCrery, Mr. Edwards, Mr. Hilliard, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Diaz-Balart, 
 Mr. Goode, Mrs. Thurman, Mr. Coble, Mr. Wamp, Mr. Etheridge, Mr. Gary 
 Miller of California, Mr. Barr of Georgia, Mr. Everett, Mr. Shaw, Mr. 
   Thornberry, Mr. Dickey, Mr. Bishop, Mr. Deutsch, Mrs. Johnson of 
Connecticut, Mr. Ryun of Kansas, Mr. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Wexler, Mr. 
 Cunningham, Mr. LaHood, Mr. Sununu, Mr. Mica, Mr. Isakson, Mr. Pitts, 
                     Mr. Jenkins, and Mr. Aderholt

                              June 2, 1999

The Committees on Resources and the Budget Discharged; committed to the 
 Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to 
                               be printed
[For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on January 
                                6, 1999]


                                 A BILL

             To amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,


    The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 is amended to read as follows:


    ``(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the `Nuclear Waste 
Policy Act of 1999'.
    ``(b) Table of Contents.--

``Sec. 1. Short title and table of contents.
``Sec. 2. Definitions.
``Sec. 3. Findings and purposes.


``Sec. 101. Transportation.
``Sec. 102. Transportation planning.
``Sec. 103. Transportation requirements.
``Sec. 104. Interim storage.
``Sec. 105. Permanent disposal.
``Sec. 106. Land withdrawal.
``Sec. 107. Applicability.

                      ``TITLE II--LOCAL RELATIONS

``Sec. 201. On-site representative.
``Sec. 202. Benefits agreements.
``Sec. 203. Content of agreements.
``Sec. 204. Acceptance of benefits.
``Sec. 205. Restriction on use of funds.
``Sec. 206. Initial land conveyances.
``Sec. 207. Payments in lieu of taxes.


``Sec. 301. Nuclear Waste Fund.
``Sec. 302. Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management.
``Sec. 303. Defense contribution.


``Sec. 401. Compliance with other laws.
``Sec. 402. Water rights.
``Sec. 403. Judicial review of agency actions.
``Sec. 404. Licensing of facility expansions and transshipments.
``Sec. 405. Siting a second repository.
``Sec. 406. Financial arrangements for low-level radioactive waste site 
``Sec. 407. Nuclear Regulatory Commission training authorization.
``Sec. 408. Subseabed or ocean water disposal.
``Sec. 409. Purchase of American-made equipment and products.
``Sec. 410. Separability.


``Sec. 501. Definitions.
``Sec. 502. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board.
``Sec. 503. Functions.
``Sec. 504. Investigatory powers.
``Sec. 505. Compensation of members.
``Sec. 506. Staff.
``Sec. 507. Support services.
``Sec. 508. Report.
``Sec. 509. Authorization of appropriations.
``Sec. 510. Termination of the board.


    ``For purposes of this Act:
            ``(1) Accept, acceptance.--The terms `accept' and 
        `acceptance' mean the Secretary's act of taking possession of 
        spent nuclear fuel or high-level radioactive waste.
            ``(2) Affected Indian tribe.--The term `affected Indian 
        tribe' means an Indian tribe whose reservation is surrounded by 
        or borders on an affected unit of local government, or whose 
        federally defined possessory or usage rights to other lands 
        outside of the border of the Indian tribe's reservation arising 
        out of congressionally ratified treaties may be affected by the 
        locating of an interim storage facility or repository, if the 
        Secretary finds, upon petition of the appropriate government 
        officials of the Indian tribe, that such affects are both 
        substantial and adverse to the Indian tribe.
            ``(3) Affected unit of local government.--The term 
        `affected unit of local government' means the unit of local 
        government with jurisdiction over the site of a repository or 
        interim storage facility. Such term may, at the discretion of 
        the Secretary, include other units of local government that are 
        contiguous with such unit.
            ``(4) Atomic energy defense activity.--The term `atomic 
        energy defense activity' means any activity of the Secretary 
        performed in whole or in part in carrying out any of the 
        following functions:
                    ``(A) Naval reactors development.
                    ``(B) Weapons activities including defense inertial 
                confinement fusion.
                    ``(C) Verification and control technology.
                    ``(D) Defense nuclear materials production.
                    ``(E) Defense nuclear waste and materials 
                byproducts management.
                    ``(F) Defense nuclear materials security and 
                safeguards and security investigations.
                    ``(G) Defense research and development.
                    ``(H) Nuclear nonproliferation.
            ``(5) Civilian nuclear power reactor.--The term `civilian 
        nuclear power reactor' means a civilian nuclear power plant 
        required to be licensed under section 103 or 104 b. of the 
        Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2133, 2134(b)).
            ``(6) Commission.--The term `Commission' means the Nuclear 
        Regulatory Commission.
            ``(7) Department.--The term `Department' means the 
        Department of Energy.
            ``(8) Disposal.--The term `disposal' means the emplacement 
        in a repository of spent nuclear fuel, high-level radioactive 
        waste, or other highly radioactive material with no foreseeable 
        intent of recovery, whether or not such emplacement permits 
        recovery of such material for any future purpose.
            ``(9) Disposal system.--The term `disposal system' means 
        all natural barriers and engineered barriers, and engineered 
        systems and components, that prevent the release of 
        radionuclides from the repository.
            ``(10) Engineered barriers.--The term `engineered barriers' 
        means man-made components of a disposal system, including the 
        spent nuclear fuel or high-level radioactive waste form, spent 
        nuclear fuel package or high-level radioactive waste package, 
        and other materials placed over and around such packages.
            ``(11) High-level radioactive waste.--The term `high-level 
        radioactive waste' means--
                    ``(A) the highly radioactive material resulting 
                from the reprocessing in the United States of spent 
                nuclear fuel, including liquid waste produced directly 
                in reprocessing and any solid material derived from 
                such liquid waste that contains fission products in 
                sufficient concentrations;
                    ``(B) the highly radioactive material resulting 
                from atomic energy defense activities; and
                    ``(C) any other highly radioactive material that 
                the Commission, consistent with existing law, 
                determines by rule requires permanent isolation.
            ``(12) Federal agency.--The term `Federal agency' means any 
        Executive agency, as defined in section 105 of title 5, United 
        States Code.
            ``(13) Indian tribe.--The term `Indian tribe' means any 
        Indian tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or 
        community of Indians recognized as eligible for the services 
        provided to Indians by the Secretary of the Interior because of 
        their status as Indians including any Alaska Native village, as 
        defined in section 3(c) of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement 
        Act (43 U.S.C. 1602(c)).
            ``(14) Integrated management system.--The term `integrated 
        management system' means the system developed by the Secretary 
        for the acceptance, transportation, storage, and disposal of 
        spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste.
            ``(15) Interim storage facility.--The term `interim storage 
        facility' means a facility designed and constructed for the 
        receipt, handling, possession, safeguarding, and storage of 
        spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste in 
        accordance with title I of this Act.
            ``(16) Interim storage facility site.--The term `interim 
        storage facility site' means the specific site within Area 25 
        of the Nevada Test Site that is designated by the Secretary and 
        withdrawn and reserved in accordance with this Act for the 
        location of the interim storage facility.
            ``(17) Low-level radioactive waste.--The term `low-level 
        radioactive waste' means radioactive material that--
                    ``(A) is not spent nuclear fuel, high-level 
                radioactive waste, transuranic waste, or 
byproduct material as defined in section 11 e.(2) of the Atomic Energy 
Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2014(e)(2)); and

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