"To direct the Secretary of Energy to carry out the construction of a versatile reactor-based fast neutron source, and for other purposes."
Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) and Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)
House passed H.R.4378 by voice vote, Feb. 13, 2018
Summary of Selected Provisions
- Sets a target completion date and an authorized funding profile for construction of a versatile reactor-based fast neutron source to be operated as a national user facility.
Actions on the House bill
House passed bill by voice vote
Feb. 13, 2018
House Science Committee approved bill
Nov. 15, 2017
Nov. 13, 2017
The versatile reactor-based fast neutron source called for in this bill has been authorized through the Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act (S.97), which was enacted on Sept. 28, 2018.
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