Advanced Nuclear Fuel Availability Act - H.R.1760

Overview
Purpose
"To require the Secretary of Energy to establish and carry out a program to support the availability of HA-LEU for domestic commercial use, and for other purposes."
Primary Sponsors
Reps. Bill Flores (R-TX) and Jerry McNerney (D-CA)
Final outcome

H.R.1760 introduced on 03/14/2019

Summary of Selected Provisions
  • Directs the Department of Energy to establish a program that supports development of a domestic source of high-assay low-enriched uranium (HA-LEU) for commercial use
  • Directs DOE to assess the quantity of HA-LEU needed for domestic commercial users biennially and report on the amount of its current uranium inventory that can be converted to HA-LEU
  • Instructs the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to assess regulatory policies changes that are necessary to enable the commercial use of HA-LEU
Actions
Actions on the House bill
House passed by voice vote
09/09/2019
Bill introduced
03/14/2019