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2017 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Boquist
Regular Sponsors: Senator Olsen
Bill Title: Relating to small modular reactors.
Catchline/Summary: Exempts small modular reactors from certain siting restrictions that apply to nuclear-fueled thermal power plants.
Requires small modular reactors to be sited in city or county where electors of city or county have approved of small modular reactors being located in city or county. Requires emergency planning zones for small modular reactors to be located in county where electors of county have approved of small modular reactors being located in county. Requires proposed disposal of high-level radioactive waste by small modular reactor to comport with process approved or adopted by United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
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Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Energy and Environment
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