H.R.4441 - Safe and Secure Decommissioning Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] (Introduced 11/16/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/17/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4441 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/16/2017)
Safe and Secure Decommissioning Act of 2017
This bill amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to prohibit the Nuclear Regulatory Commission from approving the request of a licensee for a waiver of, or exemption from, a covered regulation applicable to a civilian nuclear power reactor that has permanently ceased to operate.
A covered regulation includes: (1) an emergency preparedness or response regulation or requirement, or (2) a security regulation or requirement applicable to spent nuclear fuel.
This prohibition shall not apply to a civilian nuclear power reactor at which all spent nuclear fuel has been transferred to spent nuclear fuel dry casks.