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H 436 - Nuclear Plant Decommisioning Fund - Key Vote

Vermont Key Votes

Peter Shumlin voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (85-52) - (Key vote)

Title: Nuclear Plant Decommisioning Fund

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that requires adequate decommissioning funds to be in place and remain in place on and after March 22, 2012 and whenever a nuclear power plant is sold.

Highlights:
-Requires adequate decommissioning funds to be in place before a nuclear power plant can be sold. These funds must stay in place throughout the future operation of the plant (Sec. 1). -Requires any person or entity in owning or controlling a nuclear power plant to have sufficient funds for decommission in place on and after March 22, 2012 (Sec. 2). -Takes effect immediately from passage (Sec. 4)
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (22-4) - (Key vote)

Title: Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Fund Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that requires adequate decommissioning funds to be in place and remain in place whenever a nuclear power plant is sold.

Highlights:
-Requires adequate decommissioning funds to be in place before a nuclear power plant can be sold. These funds must stay in place throughout the future operation of the plant (Sec. 1). -Takes effect immediately from passage (Sec. 2)
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (93-46) - (Key vote)

Title: Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Fund Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that requires Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee to provide additional payments towards a decommissioning fund for Vermont Yankee nuclear plant. Also to establish a legal framework for the decommissioning of nuclear plants and reclamation of lands used.

Highlights:
-Requires Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee to make four payments of $114.72 million each towards the decommissioning of Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, in order to reclaim lands on which nuclear energy generation plants are currently located (Sec. 2). -Payments must be made in 2011, 2012, 2018, and 2020 (Sec. 2). -Vermont Yankee and any future nuclear plants must be decommissioned by 10 years after the plant ceases to be used for electricity generation or a date set by the public service board, whichever is earlier (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Fund Amendments

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