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Safe and Secure Decommissioning Act of 2018

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A bill to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to prohibit certain waivers and exemptions from emergency preparedness and response and security regulations.

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02/07/2018Introduced in Senate

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02/07/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]* 02/07/2018
Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]* 02/07/2018
Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY]* 02/07/2018

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Senate Environment and Public Works02/07/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (02/07/2018)

Safe and Secure Decommissioning Act of 2018

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.