S. 512 - Nuclear Power 2021 Act

Energy. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require the Secretary of Energy to carry out programs to develop and demonstrate 2 small modular nuclear reactor designs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Nuclear Power 2021 Act

S. 512 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require the Secretary of Energy to carry out programs to develop and demonstrate 2 small modular nuclear reactor designs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require the Secretary of Energy to carry out programs to develop and demonstrate 2 small modular nuclear reactor designs, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Nuclear Power 2021 Act
  • Nuclear Power 2021 Act
Sponsor
Jeff Bingaman
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Nuclear power
  • Public contracts and procurement
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Major Actions
Introduced3/08/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/08/2011
3/08/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
6/07/2011Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 112-107.
Put on a legislative calendar7/21/2011Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
8/30/2011Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Bingaman under authority of the order of the Senate of 08/02/2011 with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title. With written report No. 112-57.
Put on a legislative calendar8/30/2011Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 137.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Nuclear energy, which…

supported this bill

Nuclear energy$408,178
$408,178

2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Nuclear Power 2021 Act

2 organizations supported this bill

American Nuclear Society
ANS (2011, June 7). BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES UNITED STATES SENATE. Retrieved June 23, 2011, from Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee.
Nuclear Energy Institute
NEI (2011, March 9). NEI Welcomes Senators' Legislation to Advance Development of Small Reactors. Retrieved April 18, 2011, from NEI.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from Nuclear energy interest groups, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$7,550$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$1,000$0
John BarrassoRWY$8,500$0
Max BaucusDMT$8,000$0
Mark BegichDAK$3,250$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,500$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$5,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$4,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$500$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$1,100$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$14,250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$1,100$0
Ben CardinDMD$7,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$10,310$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,000$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$6,500$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$4,500$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$7,000$0
John CornynRTX$5,907$0
Mike CrapoRID$8,000$0
Jim DeMintRSC$3,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,000$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$10,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$1,000$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,000$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$16,910$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$7,000$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$13,000$0
John HoevenRND$2,000$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$10,000$0
Dan InouyeDHI$2,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$3,000$0
Mike JohannsRNE$1,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$14,651$0
John F. KerryDMA$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$5,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$2,000$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$12,750$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$1,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe LiebermanICT$3,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$4,500$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$8,500$0
John McCainRAZ$9,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,000$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$21,250$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$6,950$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$34,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$10,150$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$12,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$2,000$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$11,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$8,400$0
Jim RischRID$2,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,400$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$3,000$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$2,000$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,000$0
Mark UdallDCO$9,000$0
Tom UdallDNM$1,000$0
David VitterRLA$2,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$8,250$0
Jim WebbDVA$6,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$2,500$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$7,550$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$1,000$0
John BarrassoRWY$8,500$0
Max BaucusDMT$8,000$0
Mark BegichDAK$3,250$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,500$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$5,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$4,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$500$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$1,100$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$14,250$0
Maria CantwellDWA$1,100$0
Ben CardinDMD$7,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$10,310$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,000$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$6,500$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$4,500$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$7,000$0
John CornynRTX$5,907$0
Mike CrapoRID$8,000$0
Jim DeMintRSC$3,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,000$0
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$10,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$1,000$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,000$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$16,910$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$7,000$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$13,000$0
John HoevenRND$2,000$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$10,000$0
Dan InouyeDHI$2,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$3,000$0
Mike JohannsRNE$1,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$14,651$0
John F. KerryDMA$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$5,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$2,000$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$12,750$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$1,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe LiebermanICT$3,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$4,500$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$8,500$0
John McCainRAZ$9,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,000$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$21,250$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$6,950$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$34,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$10,150$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$12,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$2,000$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$11,000$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$8,400$0
Jim RischRID$2,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,000$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,400$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$3,000$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$2,000$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,000$0
Mark UdallDCO$9,000$0
Tom UdallDNM$1,000$0
David VitterRLA$2,000$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$8,250$0
Jim WebbDVA$6,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$2,500$0

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$ Donated
Nuclear energy$408,178

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