Nuclear Cooperation Agreement with Russia: Statutory Procedures for Congressional Consideration and Their Implementation

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This report sketches the procedures prescribed by the Atomic Energy Act (AEA) for congressional action in relation to nuclear cooperation agreements, then summarizes legislative proceedings occurring in relation to the proposed agreement with Russia, beginning with its recent submission. It also addresses several questions regarding the implementation and intent of these statutory requirements related to the proposed agreement with the Russian Federation. Special attention is given to the definition of "days of continuous session" and possible implications of this definition depending on whether or not the requisite period ends before the end of the 110th Congress.

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Beth, Richard S. August 21, 2008.

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  • Main Title: Nuclear Cooperation Agreement with Russia: Statutory Procedures for Congressional Consideration and Their Implementation
  • Series Title: 110th Congress

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This report sketches the procedures prescribed by the Atomic Energy Act (AEA) for congressional action in relation to nuclear cooperation agreements, then summarizes legislative proceedings occurring in relation to the proposed agreement with Russia, beginning with its recent submission. It also addresses several questions regarding the implementation and intent of these statutory requirements related to the proposed agreement with the Russian Federation. Special attention is given to the definition of "days of continuous session" and possible implications of this definition depending on whether or not the requisite period ends before the end of the 110th Congress.

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Beth, Richard S. Nuclear Cooperation Agreement with Russia: Statutory Procedures for Congressional Consideration and Their Implementation, report, August 21, 2008; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc770605/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.