Republican Senator, 3rd Class Michael D. Crapo introduce new legislation S.97 in the Senate

A bill to enable civilian research and development of advanced nuclear energy technologies by private and public institutions, to expand theoretical and practical knowledge of nuclear physics, chemistry, and materials science, and for other purposes.

Republican Senator Michael D. Crapo from the state of ID, along with seven cosponsors, introduced bill S.97 on Jan 11, 2017. The bill is mainly related to these subjects Congressional oversight, Research and development, Energy research, Nuclear power, Computers and information technology, Government buildings, facilities, and property, Licensing and registrations, Advanced technology and technological innovations, User charges and fees, Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and Energy.

Here is a short summary of the bill:
“(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to revise the objectives of the civilian nuclear energy research, development, demonstration, and commercial application programs of the Department of Energy (DOE) to emphasize : (1) providing research infrastructure to promote scientific progress and enable …”

List of 1st Bill Amendments

  • To modify provisions relating to the advanced nuclear energy licensing cost-share grant program.
    (read the full text here)
    by Republican Senator Michael D. Crapo from Idaho

The bill’s cosponsors comes from both parties with 4 Republicans and 3 Democrats supporting it. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

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Michael D. Crapo Information

Michael D. Crapo was born on a 1951.

Work in Congress

  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for ID from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the Senate 115th congress. Michael D. Crapo voted along party lines 95.84 percent of the time. Michael D. Crapo served on the Joint Committee on Taxation, the Committee on Indian Affairs, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, the Committee on the Budget, the Committee on Finance and the Committee on the Judiciary. During this period Michael D. Crapo missed 0.56% of the votes, sponsored 28 bills , cosponsored 178 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for ID from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the Senate 114th congress. Michael D. Crapo voted along party lines 89.21 percent of the time. Michael D. Crapo served on the Committee on Indian Affairs, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, the Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Committee on Finance, the Committee on the Budget and the Joint Committee on Taxation. During this period Michael D. Crapo missed 2.19% of the votes, sponsored 27 bills , cosponsored 188 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for ID from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the Senate 113th congress. Michael D. Crapo voted along party lines 89.38 percent of the time. Michael D. Crapo served on the Committee on Finance, the Committee on Indian Affairs, the Committee on the Budget, the Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. During this period Michael D. Crapo missed 1.07% of the votes, sponsored 8 bills , cosponsored 242 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for ID from Jan 2011 to Jan 2013 in the Senate 112th congress. Michael D. Crapo voted along party lines 86.64 percent of the time. During this period Michael D. Crapo missed 1.64% of the votes, sponsored 29 bills , cosponsored 265 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for ID from Jan 2009 to Jan 2011 in the Senate 111th congress. Michael D. Crapo voted along party lines 92.8 percent of the time. Michael D. Crapo served on the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, the Committee on the Budget, the Committee on Environment and Public Works, the Committee on Finance and the Committee on Indian Affairs. During this period Michael D. Crapo missed 1.48% of the votes, sponsored 36 bills , cosponsored 237 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for ID from Jan 2007 to Jan 2009 in the Senate 110th congress. Michael D. Crapo voted along party lines 88.47 percent of the time. Michael D. Crapo served on the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, the Committee on the Budget and the Committee on Finance. During this period Michael D. Crapo missed 3.65% of the votes, sponsored 29 bills , cosponsored 205 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for ID from Jan 2005 to Jan 2007 in the Senate 109th congress. Michael D. Crapo voted along party lines 94.07 percent of the time. During this period Michael D. Crapo missed 0.62% of the votes, sponsored 30 bills , cosponsored 181 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for ID from Jan 2003 to Jan 2005 in the Senate 108th congress. Michael D. Crapo voted along party lines 95.95 percent of the time. During this period Michael D. Crapo missed 1.33% of the votes, sponsored 20 bills , cosponsored 175 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for ID from Jan 2001 to Jan 2003 in the Senate 107th congress. Michael D. Crapo voted along party lines 94.68 percent of the time. During this period Michael D. Crapo missed 5.06% of the votes, sponsored 23 bills , cosponsored 169 bills.
  • Served as Senator, 3rd Class for ID from Jan 1999 to Jan 2001 in the Senate 106th congress. Michael D. Crapo voted along party lines 96.14 percent of the time. During this period Michael D. Crapo missed 3.57% of the votes, sponsored 23 bills , cosponsored 188 bills.
  • Served as Representative for ID (district 2) from Jan 1997 to Jan 1999 in the House 105th congress. Michael D. Crapo voted along party lines 90.12 percent of the time. During this period Michael D. Crapo missed 2.78% of the votes, sponsored 10 bills , cosponsored 174 bills.
  • Served as Representative for ID (district 2) from Jan 1995 to Jan 1997 in the House 104th congress. Michael D. Crapo voted along party lines 91.93 percent of the time. During this period Michael D. Crapo missed 1.94% of the votes, sponsored 9 bills , cosponsored 164 bills.
  • Served as Representative for ID (district 2) from Jan 1993 to Jan 1995 in the House 103rd congress. Michael D. Crapo voted along party lines 87.58 percent of the time. During this period Michael D. Crapo missed 0.98% of the votes, sponsored 4 bills , cosponsored 218 bills.
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Sen. Michael D. Crapo (R)