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HB 1723 - Amending The Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Act - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Amending The Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Act

Signed by Governor Pat Quinn
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (69-44) - (Key vote)

Title: Amending The Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that amends the Nuclear Safety Preparedness Act revising the fees and regulations for owning nuclear reactors in the state.

Highlights:
  • Increases the annual licensing fee per operating nuclear reactor from 1.76 million to 1.9 million dollars (Sec. 4).
  • Specifies that any licensing and operating fees shall be paid into the Nuclear Safety Emergency Preparedness Fund (Sec. 8.5).
  • Authorizes the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to enter into a contract with a third party for purposes of upgrading the remote monitoring system software at every reactor located within the state (Sec. 8.5).
  • Requires the owner of each reactor to submit an initial payment for each reactor owned of $19,697 and 11 subsequent quarterly payments of $19,697 to cover the costs of upgrading the remote monitoring system software (Sec. 8.5).
  • Requires the owner of each reactor to submit an initial payment for each reactor owned of $7,575 and 11 subsequent quarterly payments of $7,575 for the purposes of acquiring, replacing, and upgrading equipment, including but not limited to the following (Sec. 8.5):
    • Dosimeters;
    • Safety and command vehicles;
    • Liquid scintillation analyzers; and
    • Alpha spectrometry system and compositors.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (51-0) -

Title: Amending The Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Act

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (116-0) -

Title: Amending The Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Act

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Amending The Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Act

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Co-sponsors

  • Jim G. Sacia (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
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