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SB 586 - Incentives to Develop Nuclear Power Facilities - Key Vote

Kansas Key Votes

Jeff Colyer voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Incentives to Develop Nuclear Power Facilities

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (29-3) - (Key vote)

Title: Incentives to Develop Nuclear Power Facilities

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows any electric public utility to recover, through rate increases, the development costs of new nuclear energy facilities before those facilities are operational.

Highlights:
- Grants the Kansas Corporation Commission oversight over proposals for new nuclear energy generation facilities and the power to authorize adjustments to utility rates (Sec. 1). - Creates an eleven-member joint committee on energy and environmental policy, of which six members shall be appointed from the House of Representatives and five members shall be appointed from the Senate, with proportional representation of the two major political parties (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (101-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Incentives to Develop Nuclear Power Facilities

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows any electric public utility to recover, through rate increases, the development costs of new nuclear energy facilities before those facilities are operational.

Highlights:
- Grants the Kansas Corporation Commission oversight over proposals for new nuclear energy generation facilities and the power to authorize adjustments to utility rates (Sec. 1). - Creates an eleven-member joint committee on energy and environmental policy, of which six members shall be appointed from the House of Representatives and five members shall be appointed from the Senate, with proportional representation of the two major political parties (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (104-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Incentives to Develop Nuclear Power Facilities

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows any electric public utility to recover, through rate increases, the development costs of new nuclear energy facilities before those facilities are operational.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (32-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Incentives to Develop Nuclear Power Facilities

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes utilities to recover, through increases in electric rates, costs incurred by planning the construction of nuclear power facilities.

Highlights:
- Exempts electric generation facilities, additions to electric generation facilities and pollution control devices purchased or constructed for electric generation facilities from all Kansas property taxes during and following construction:for 10 years after construction is completed; for 'peak load' plants, defined as 'an electric facility used during maximum load periods', for 4 years after construction is completed (Sec. 6). - Exempts all electric transmission lines and appurtenances whose construction was completed after December 31, 2000, and the rights-of-way on which such lines are located, from all Kansas property and ad valorem taxes for a period of 10 years after construction is completed (Sec. 7).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Incentives to Develop Nuclear Power Facilities

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