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SB 156 (BR 1262) - B. Leeper, C. Borders, D. Roeding, K. Winters

     AN ACT relating to nuclear power.
     Amend KRS 278.600 to delete reference to KRS 278.605 and amend the definition of a plan for the disposal of high-level nuclear waste to mean a method of disposal in accordance with federal laws and regulations; amend KRS 278.610 to delete requirements for the Public Service Commission to find that the United States has identified and approved of a demonstrable technology for the disposal of high level nuclear wastes before it will certify a nuclear facility; delete additional requirement that there be waste storage facilities with adequate capacity to take nuclear waste be in actual operation when the nuclear facility is granted a certificate; repeal KRS 278.605.


     SCS - Define "storage" and change references to disposal of radioactive waste to storage of radioactive wastes.

     Feb 14-introduced in Senate
     Feb 19-to Agriculture & Natural Resources (S)
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 7-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 11-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 12, 2008
     Mar 12-3rd reading, passed 23-12 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 13-received in House
     Mar 18-to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
     Mar 26-posted in committee

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