H.R. 6554 (112th): Nuclear Reactor Safety First Act

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Sep 21, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6554

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 21, 2012

(for himself and Mr. Markey) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To limit the period in advance of a nuclear reactor license renewal that the application for such renewal may be submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Nuclear Reactor Safety First Act.

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Nuclear reactor license renewals

Section 103c. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2133(c)) is amended by adding at the end the following: The Commission may not approve a renewal of such a license for a reactor if the application for that renewal was submitted to the Commission more than 10 years before the expiration of the license being renewed..