senate Bill S2209A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the "nuclear storage safety fund"

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 10, 2014 print number 2209a
amend and recommit to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
Jan 14, 2013 referred to finance

S2209 - Details

Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §99-v, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5121A

S2209 - Summary

Enacts the "nuclear storage safety fund"; establishes the New York state dry cask storage fund directing certain nuclear generating facilities to transfer certain monies in exchange for the storage of dry casks containing spent fuel.

S2209 - Sponsor Memo

S2209 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2209

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to  establishing  the
  New  York  state  dry  cask storage fund and to direct certain nuclear
  generating facilities to transfer certain monies in exchange  for  the
  storage of dry casks containing spent fuel

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "nuclear storage safety fund".
  S  2.  Any nuclear facility in New York state in an emergency planning
zone with a population exceeding two hundred thousand must  transfer  to
the  New  York  state  dry cask storage fund, as established pursuant to
section three of this act, $750,000 each year for each dry cask contain-
ing spent fuel that is located at the  independent  spent  fuel  storage
installation  at  such nuclear generating facility, annually for as long
as such storage container remains on site.  The public  service  commis-
sion  has  the  authority to order a nuclear storage increase.  The fund
transfer shall be made if nuclear waste is stored in a dry cask  at  the
independent  spent-fuel  storage  facility  at  such  nuclear generating
facility for any part of a year. Funds in the account  may  be  expended
for development of renewable energy sources specified in section 99-u of
the  state finance law, as established pursuant to section three of this
act; including, but not limited to, reimbursement  to  counties  in  the
emergency  planning  zone  for emergency costs; development of renewable
energy for schools and municipal purposes; and twenty  percent  for  the
energy  assistance  program funds statewide, with a priority for schools
and municipal projects.
  S 3. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 99-u  to
read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05312-01-3

S2209A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §99-v, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5121A

S2209A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "nuclear storage safety fund"; establishes the New York state dry cask storage fund directing certain nuclear generating facilities to transfer certain monies in exchange for the storage of dry casks containing spent fuel.

S2209A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2209A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2209--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on Finance in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the state finance law, in relation to establishing the
  New York state dry cask storage fund and  to  direct  certain  nuclear
  generating  facilities  to transfer certain monies in exchange for the
  storage of dry casks containing spent fuel

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "nuclear storage safety fund".
  S 2. Any nuclear facility in New York state in an  emergency  planning
zone  with  a population exceeding two hundred thousand must transfer to
the New York state dry cask storage fund,  as  established  pursuant  to
section three of this act, $750,000 each year for each dry cask contain-
ing  spent  fuel  that  is located at the independent spent fuel storage
installation at such nuclear generating facility, annually for  as  long
as  such  storage container remains on site.  The public service commis-
sion has the authority to order a nuclear storage increase.    The  fund
transfer  shall  be made if nuclear waste is stored in a dry cask at the
independent spent-fuel  storage  facility  at  such  nuclear  generating
facility  for  any  part of a year. Funds in the account may be expended
for development of renewable energy sources specified in section 99-v of
the state finance law, as established pursuant to section three of  this
act;  including,  but  not  limited to, reimbursement to counties in the
emergency planning zone for emergency costs;  development  of  renewable
energy  for  schools  and municipal purposes; and twenty percent for the
energy assistance program funds statewide, with a priority  for  schools
and municipal projects.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05312-02-4

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