Senate Joint Resolution 140

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Last Action 04/04/24: signed by Governor
Title A JOINT RESOLUTION directing the Public Service Commission to make all staffing, organizational, and administrative preparations necessary to be ready to discharge its regulatory duties relating to applications for the siting and construction of nuclear energy facilities in the Commonwealth.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1307
Sponsor D. Carroll
Summary of Original Version Direct the Public Service Commission to make all staffing, organizational, and administrative preparations necessary to be ready to discharge its regulatory duties relating to applications for the siting and construction of nuclear energy facilities in the Commonwealth, including but limited to conducting a survey of nuclear regulatory staff in other states, contracting with personnel with expertise in nuclear regulatory matters to be available to assist immediately with any nuclear siting or construction applications that may be filed with the commission, providing for the training of existing staff on nuclear siting and construction issues, amending the administrative regulations promulgated by the commission to require that electric utilities consider all generation resources, including nuclear resources, when developing their triennial integrated resource plans, and reviewing all other administrative regulations promulgated by the commission to ensure that there are no impediments to the effective regulation of nuclear facilities or any obstructions to the development of the nuclear ecosystem in the Commonwealth.
Index Headings of Original Version Energy - Nuclear energy facility siting and construction, Public Service Commission, preparedness
Environment and Conservation - Nuclear energy facility siting and construction, Public Service Commission, preparedness
Nuclear Energy - Nuclear energy facility siting and construction, Public Service Commission, preparedness
Public Utilities - Nuclear energy facility siting and construction, Public Service Commission, preparedness
State Agencies - Public Service Commission, nuclear energy facility siting and construction, preparedness
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Public Service Commission, administrative regulation review, nuclear regulatory impacts
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Public Service Commission, integrated resource plans, consideration of all generation resources
Votes Vote History

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02/12/24
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/14/24
  • to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
02/21/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/22/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 26, 2024
02/26/24
  • 3rd reading, adopted 34-0
02/27/24
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/06/24
  • to Natural Resources & Energy (H)
03/14/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/15/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/21/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 22, 2024
03/22/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-0
03/25/24
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
04/04/24
  • signed by Governor


Last updated: 4/18/2024 12:47 PM (EDT)