H.R. 4675: Low-Dose Radiation Research Act of 2018

CBO Score

$96 million

Date of Report

Thu January 18th, 2018

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

115th Congress

To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to provide for a low-dose radiation basic research program.

Sponsor: Rep. Roger Marshall — R — KS

This bill requires the Department of Energy to carry out a research programĀ on low-dose radiation to enhance the scientific understanding of the effects of exposure and to improve risk-assessment and risk-management methods. "Low-dose radiation" is defined as a dose less than 100 millisieverts. (The Nuclear Regulatory Commission limits an adult's annual occupational radiation dose to 50 millisieverts.)

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