US HB4441 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 16 2017 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-11-17 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


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.

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Safe and Secure Decommissioning Act of 2017


Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY]


2017-11-17HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
2017-11-16HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2017-11-16HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB2396 (Related) 2018-02-07 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.


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