S.2396 - Safe and Secure Decommissioning Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Harris, Kamala D. [D-CA] (Introduced 02/07/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/07/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2396 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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.