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SF 4082

1st Engrossment - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 05/19/2022 09:26am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to energy; modifying the prohibition on construction of new
nuclear-powered electric generating plants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020,
section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b, is amended to read:


Subd. 3b.

Nuclear power plant; new construction deleted text beginprohibiteddeleted text end; relicensing.

(a) The
commission may not issue a certificate of need for the construction of a new nuclear-powered
electric generating plant.

(b) Any certificate of need for additional storage of spent nuclear fuel for a facility
seeking a license extension shall address the impacts of continued operations over the period
for which approval is sought.

new text begin (c) The prohibition in paragraph (a) does not apply to construction of a new small-scale
nuclear-powered electric generating reactor. For purposes of this subdivision, "small-scale
nuclear-powered electric generating reactor" means a nuclear-powered generating reactor
that generates 100 megawatts or less of electric energy.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end