S.1394 - A bill to allow a Commissioner of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to continue to serve on the Commission if a successor is not appointed and confirmed in a timely manner.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Webb, Jim [D-VA] (Introduced 07/20/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||07/20/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1394 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/20/2011)
Amends the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 regarding the terms of office of the Commissioners of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to declare that any member appointed to fill a vacancy that occurs prior to the expiration of the term of his or her predecessor shall be appointed for the remainder of the predecessor's term.
Permits a member who has not been removed by the President for cause to continue to serve on the NRC until the earlier of: (1) the date on which the member's successor has been appointed and confirmed, or (2) the date on which the first new Congress begins after the member's term has expired.