IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
June 8, 2005
Mr. Obama introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works
To direct the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to establish guidelines and procedures for tracking, controlling, and accounting for individual spent fuel rods and segments.
This Act may be cited as the
Spent Nuclear Fuel Tracking and
Accountability Act .
Spent fuel rods
Not later than 260 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission shall establish—
specific and uniform guidelines for tracking, controlling, and accounting for individual spent fuel rods or segments at nuclear power plants, including procedures for conducting physical inventories; and
uniform inspection procedures to verify any action taken by a nuclear power plant to implement those guidelines.
Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission shall submit to Congress a report describing the progress of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in establishing the guidelines under subsection (a).