|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 08, 2020||referred to energy and telecommunications|
senate Bill S8154
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee
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S8154 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8154 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes New York state decommissioning oversight boards for nuclear power plants; defines terms; provides that a New York state decommissioning oversight board shall be established for a state retiring facility within one month after such facility's future closure is noticed to the nuclear regulatory commission; establishes an eleven member board… (view more) makes related provisions.
S8154 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8154 SPONSOR: HARCKHAM TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public service law, in relation to providing for decommissioning oversight boards for nuclear power plants in New York state PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this legislation is to establish the New York State Decommissioning Oversight Boards for Nuclear Power Plants. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. A new section 174 is added to the Public Service Law, titled, NEW YORK STATE DECOMMISSIONING OVERSIGHT BOARD. 1. Defines the following terms are defined: retirement, retiring facility, decommissioning peri- od, reuse, decommissioning activities, licensee, site, site restoration, decommissioning trust fund, comments, spent nuclear fuel, spent fuel
S8154 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8154 I N S E N A T E April 8, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommuni- cations AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to providing for decommissioning oversight boards for nuclear power plants in New York state THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public service law is amended by adding a new section 174 to read as follows: § 174. NEW YORK STATE DECOMMISSIONING OVERSIGHT BOARD. 1. DEFI- NITIONS. THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: A. "RETIREMENT" MEANS THE PERMANENT CLOSURE OF A STATE NUCLEAR POWER PLANT THAT HAS BEEN NOTICED TO THE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION ("NRC"). B. "RETIRING FACILITY" OR "FACILITY" SHALL MEAN A STATE NUCLEAR POWER PLANT WHOSE CLOSURE HAS BEEN NOTICED TO THE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMIS- SION, INCLUDING THE SITE ON WHICH IT SITS. C. "DECOMMISSIONING PERIOD" SHALL BROADLY ENCOMPASS THE TIME COMMENC- ING FROM THE RETIRING FACILITY'S NOTICE TO THE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION OF THE INTENT TO CLOSE UNTIL THE PROPERTY HAS BEEN RELEASED FOR REUSE AND ALL SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE SITE. D. "REUSE" MEANS THE UNRESTRICTED USE OF THE SITE UNDER ALL APPLICABLE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION, OTHER FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL NUCLEAR, ENVIRONMENTAL, AND ZONING LAWS. E. "DECOMMISSIONING ACTIVITIES" SHALL ENCOMPASS ALL ACTIVITIES AT THE SITE OF THE RETIRING FACILITY THAT ARE DIRECTLY RELATED TO REDUCING RESIDUAL RADIOACTIVITY TO A LEVEL THAT PERMITS RELEASE OF THE PROPERTY FOR REUSE AND THE TERMINATION OF THE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION LICENSE BUT DOES NOT INCLUDE ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH IRRADIATED FUEL MANAGEMENT AND SITE RESTORATION ACTIVITIES. F. "LICENSEE" SHALL MEAN THE HOLDER OF THE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMIS- SION LICENSE FOR THE RETIRING FACILITY AS OF THE DATE OF ANY ACTIVITY SPECIFIED HEREIN. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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