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H.R.1280 To amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to require congressional approval of agreements for peaceful nuclear cooperation with foreign countries, and for other ..., 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Oct 01, 2012 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 502.

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    • atomic power review: Carnival of Nuclear Bloggers No. 104 - May 13, 2012 by Will Davis - Jim Hopf at the ANS Nuclear Cafe assesses the pros and cons of H.R. 1280. This bill being debated in the US House of Representatives would impose similar conditions on future "123 agreements" (concerning transfer of ...

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      As noted by Will Davis on May 13, 2012, "Jim Hopf at the ANS Nuclear Cafe assesses the pros and cons of H.R. 1280. This bill being debated in the US House of Representatives would impose similar conditions on future "123 agreements" (concerning transfer of ..." (/url?q=http://atomicpowerreview.blogspot.com/2012/05/carnival-of-nuclear-bloggers-no-104.html&sa=U&ei=IJq0T9nzBoGk8ASLv80D&ved=0CCsQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNEm6G3LtRTo3RCnY7HTDYY_G9YR3Q)
    • atomic power review: Carnival of Nuclear Bloggers No. 104 - May 12, 2012 by Will Davis - Jim Hopf at the ANS Nuclear Cafe assesses the pros and cons of H.R. 1280. This bill being debated in the US House of Representatives would impose similar conditions on future "123 agreements" (concerning transfer of ...

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      As noted by Will Davis on May 12, 2012, "Jim Hopf at the ANS Nuclear Cafe assesses the pros and cons of H.R. 1280. This bill being debated in the US House of Representatives would impose similar conditions on future "123 agreements" (concerning transfer of ..." (/url?q=http://atomicpowerreview.blogspot.com/2012/05/carnival-of-nuclear-bloggers-no-104.html&sa=U&ei=EKvdT-q_JIGu9ATs7_njCg&ved=0CEYQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNEU7PG-4NfMOLjUqdrSvrLzrQ-y_g)
    • atomic power review: Carnival of Nuclear Bloggers No. 104 - May 12, 2012 by Will Davis - Jim Hopf at the ANS Nuclear Cafe assesses the pros and cons of H.R. 1280. This bill being debated in the US House of Representatives would impose similar conditions on future "123 agreements" (concerning transfer of ...

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      As noted by Will Davis on May 12, 2012, "Jim Hopf at the ANS Nuclear Cafe assesses the pros and cons of H.R. 1280. This bill being debated in the US House of Representatives would impose similar conditions on future "123 agreements" (concerning transfer of ..." (/url?q=http://atomicpowerreview.blogspot.com/2012/05/carnival-of-nuclear-bloggers-no-104.html&sa=U&ei=5rnVT-m3MIPC2wWpjOGOCw&ved=0CEUQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNH12Bw4xW0sEojx5rxrV97oYFkLJQ)

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    • U.S. Nuclear Trade Policy Concerns Mounting on Capitol Hill - February 17, 2012 by NationalJournal.com - Ros-Lehtinen and Berman last year co-sponsored legislation, dubbed H.R. 1280, that if enacted would strengthen the ability of Congress to reject nuclear trade accords that lawmakers find problematic (see GSN, April 15, 2011). Poneman on Friday ...

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      As noted by NationalJournal.com on February 17, 2012, "Ros-Lehtinen and Berman last year co-sponsored legislation, dubbed H.R. 1280, that if enacted would strengthen the ability of Congress to reject nuclear trade accords that lawmakers find problematic (see GSN, April 15, 2011). Poneman on Friday ..." (http://www.nationaljournal.com/nationalsecurity/u-s-nuclear-trade-policy-concerns-mounting-on-capitol-hill-20120217)
    • Obama Team Reveals Nuclear Trade, Nonproliferation Decision on Capitol Hill - January 11, 2012 by NationalJournal.com - last year teamed with Ranking Member Howard Berman (D-Calif.) and eight other co-sponsors to offer legislation, called H.R. 1280, that would allow Congress to take up-or-down votes on pacts that omit gold-standard provisions. As the Atomic ...

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      As noted by NationalJournal.com on January 11, 2012, "last year teamed with Ranking Member Howard Berman (D-Calif.) and eight other co-sponsors to offer legislation, called H.R. 1280, that would allow Congress to take up-or-down votes on pacts that omit gold-standard provisions. As the Atomic ..." (http://www.nationaljournal.com/nationalsecurity/obama-team-reveals-nuclear-trade-nonproliferation-decision-on-capitol-hill-20120111)
    • Nuclear Power Goes Rogue - November 27, 2011 by Daily Beast - Last April, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs voted H.R. 1280 out of committee 34-0. The bill requires that both houses vote to approve any U.S. nuclear cooperative agreements made with nations that refuse to forswear making nuclear fuel or ...

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      As noted by Daily Beast on November 27, 2011, "Last April, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs voted H.R. 1280 out of committee 34-0. The bill requires that both houses vote to approve any U.S. nuclear cooperative agreements made with nations that refuse to forswear making nuclear fuel or ..." (http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2011/11/27/post-fukushima-nuclear-power-changes-latitudes.html)
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