H. R. 4440
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
November 16, 2017
Mrs. Lowey introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To require the Secretary of Energy to retain and redistribute certain amounts collected as fines.
This Act may be cited as the
Redistribution of Fines to Our Communities Act.
Use of funds
The Secretary of Energy shall retain amounts collected for safety-related fines pursuant to section 234A of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2282a), and shall distribute the portion of those amounts that the Secretary determines appropriate to local governments to mitigate any economic impacts in connection with the closure of the nuclear facility with respect to which the fines were collected.