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SB 13 (BR 45) - B. Leeper

     AN ACT relating to nuclear power.
     Amend KRS 278.600 to require that nuclear power facilities have a plan for the storage of nuclear waste rather than a means for permanent disposal; define "storage"; 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; repeal KRS 278.605.

SB 13 - AMENDMENTS


     HFA (1, M. Denham) - Prohibit construction of low-level radioactive waste disposal sites in the Commonwealth except as provided in KRS 211.852; and require the Kentucky Public Service Commission to determine that construction of a nuclear power facility would not create low-level radioactive or mixed wastes that would be required to be disposed of in low-level radioactive waste disposal sites in the Commonwealth.

     HFA (2, M. Denham) - Prohibit construction of low-level radioactive waste disposal sites in the Commonwealth except as provided in KRS 211.852; require the Kentucky Public Service Commission to determine that neither the construction nor the operation of a nuclear power facility, including ones constructed by entities regulated under KRS Chapter 96, would create low-level radioactive or mixed wastes that would be required to be disposed of in low-level radioactive waste disposal sites in the Commonwealth.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in Senate
     Jan 8-to Natural Resources and Energy (S)
     Feb 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 5-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 10-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 11, 2009
     Feb 11-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 12-3rd reading, passed 29-6
     Feb 13-received in House
     Feb 23-to Tourism Development & Energy (H)
     Feb 24-posted in committee
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 2-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 4-floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 5-recommitted to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
     Mar 9-posted in committee; posting waived

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