SB 26 - Allowing Nuclear Power Facility Construction - Key Vote
Kentucky Key Votes
Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) - Jan. 26, 2010
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-10) - Jan. 20, 2010(Key vote)
Title: Allowing Nuclear Power Facility Construction
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that repeals the prohibition on construction of nuclear power facilities.
-Authorizes the Public Service Commission to certify a nuclear power facility if it finds the following (Sec. 2):
- -The plan for storage of high-level nuclear waste for the nuclear facility to be certified is in "full conformity" with technology approved by the authorized agency of the U.S. Government; and
-The cost of storage of high-level nuclear waste is known with "reasonable certainty."
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) - Jan. 5, 2010
Title: Allowing Nuclear Waste Storage
- Robert J. 'Bob' Leeper (KY - I) (Out Of Office)
- Kenneth W. Winters (KY - R) (Out Of Office)