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SB 26 (BR 181) - B. Leeper, K. Winters

     AN ACT relating to nuclear power.
     Amend KRS 278.600 to define "storage" and amend a definition to require that nuclear power facilities have a plan for the storage of nuclear waste rather than a means for permanent disposal; amend KRS 278.610 to delete the requirement that the Public Service Commission certify the facility as having a means for disposal of high-level nuclear waste; change all references to the disposal of nuclear waste to the storage of nuclear waste; prohibit construction of low-level waste disposal sites in the Commonwealth except as provided in KRS 211.852; require the Public Service Commission to determine whether the construction or operation of a nuclear power facility, including ones constructed by entities regulated under KRS Chapter 96, would create low-level nuclear waste or mixed wastes that would be required to be disposed of in low-level nuclear waste disposal sites in the Commonwealth; repeal KRS 278.605.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 5-introduced in Senate
     Jan 6-to Natural Resources and Energy (S)
     Jan 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 20-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, January 20, 2010; 3rd reading, passed 27-10
     Jan 21-received in House
     Jan 26-to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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