SB 34 (BR 274) - 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 waste disposal sites in the Commonwealth; repeal KRS 278.605.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 4-introduced in Senate; to Natural Resources and Energy (S)
Feb 1-taken from Natural Resources and Energy (S); 1st reading; returned to Natural Resources and Energy (S)
Feb 2-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 8-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 8, 2011; 3rd reading, passed 31-5
Feb 9-received in House
Feb 14-to Tourism Development & Energy (H)