H.R.2471 - Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund Reauthorization Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Whitfield, Ed [R-KY-1] (Introduced 05/18/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||05/19/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment.|
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Summary: H.R.2471 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/18/2009)
Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decomissioning Fund Reauthorization Act of 2009 - Amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to reauthorize, and increase the maximum mandatory amounts in, the Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund.
Directs the Secretary of Energy to establish a program to pay any affected participant under the USEC Privatization Act a one-time sum payment of benefits in an amount to be determined by the Secretary.
Limits affected participants to persons who: (1) retired from active employment at one of the gaseous diffusion plants on or before the United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC) privatization date as vested participants in a pension; and (2) are employed by the USEC's operating contractor on or before the privatization date and are vested participants in a pension plan.
Directs the Secretary to develop, complete, and publish in the Federal Register a plan to re-enrich and sell certain cylinders of uranium tailings.