senate Bill S8154B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes New York state decommissioning oversight boards for nuclear power plants

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2020 recommitted to rules
Jul 21, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.849
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Jul 17, 2020 print number 8154b
Jul 17, 2020 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jul 14, 2020 print number 8154a
Jul 14, 2020 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Apr 08, 2020 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Jul 21, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8154B
13
6
committee
13
Aye
6
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S8154 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10236
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §174, Pub Serv L

S8154 - 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 - Sponsor Memo

S8154 - 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

Co-Sponsors

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S8154A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10236
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §174, Pub Serv L

S8154A - 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.

S8154A - Sponsor Memo

S8154A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8154--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               April 8, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. HARCKHAM, CARLUCCI, KRUEGER, MAY, METZGER, SKOUFIS
   -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
   the  Committee  on  Energy   and   Telecommunications   --   committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 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 BOARDS. 1.   DEFI-
 NITIONS. THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   A. "RETIREMENT" MEANS THE PERMANENT CLOSURE OF A NUCLEAR  POWER  PLANT
 IN  THE STATE THAT HAS BEEN NOTICED TO THE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
 ("NRC").
   B. "RETIRING FACILITY" OR "FACILITY" MEANS A NUCLEAR  POWER  PLANT  IN
 THE  STATE WHOSE PERMANENT CLOSURE HAS BEEN NOTICED TO THE NUCLEAR REGU-
 LATORY COMMISSION.
   C. "DECOMMISSIONING PERIOD" MEANS THE TIME COMMENCING FROM THE  RETIR-
 ING FACILITY'S NOTICE TO THE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION OF THE INTENT
 TO  CLOSE PERMANENTLY 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 SUBJECT TO  APPLICA-
 BLE  NUCLEAR  REGULATORY COMMISSION REGULATIONS, AND FEDERAL, STATE, AND
 LOCAL LAWS.
   E. "DECOMMISSIONING  ACTIVITIES"  MEANS  ACTIVITIES  AT  THE  RETIRING
 FACILITY  TO  REDUCE  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, LEGAL
 EXPENSES, ACCOUNTING EXPENSES, OR ANY OTHER COSTS BEYOND WHAT IS  NECES-
 SARY TO TERMINATE THE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION LICENSE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S8154B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10236
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §174, Pub Serv L

S8154B (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.

S8154B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8154B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8154--B
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               April 8, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. HARCKHAM, CARLUCCI, KAMINSKY, KRUEGER, MAY, METZGER,
   SKOUFIS  --  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be
   committed to the Committee on Energy and Telecommunications -- commit-
   tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
   mitted  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 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  BOARDS.  1.    DEFI-
 NITIONS. THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   A.  "RETIREMENT"  MEANS THE PERMANENT CLOSURE OF A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT
 IN THE STATE THAT HAS BEEN NOTICED TO THE NUCLEAR REGULATORY  COMMISSION
 ("NRC").
   B.  "RETIRING  FACILITY"  OR "FACILITY" MEANS A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT IN
 THE STATE WHOSE PERMANENT CLOSURE HAS BEEN NOTICED TO THE NUCLEAR  REGU-
 LATORY COMMISSION.
   C.  "DECOMMISSIONING PERIOD" MEANS THE TIME COMMENCING FROM THE RETIR-
 ING FACILITY'S NOTICE TO THE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION OF THE INTENT
 TO CLOSE PERMANENTLY 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 SUBJECT TO APPLICA-
 BLE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION REGULATIONS, AND FEDERAL,  STATE,  AND
 LOCAL LAWS.
   E.  "DECOMMISSIONING  ACTIVITIES"  MEANS  ACTIVITIES  AT  THE RETIRING
 FACILITY TO REDUCE  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,  LEGAL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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