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Rulemaking to Implement HB 994, Relating to Extending Eligibility Dates for Nuclear Decommissioning Trusts Qualifying Under PURA 39.206(a)(3)

Summary

This rulemaking amends §25.304, Nuclear Decommissioning Funding and Requirements for Power Generation Companies, by extending the deadline by which construction of new nuclear units must be started in order for the rule to apply. The deadline is to be amended from January 1, 2015 to January 1, 2033. The rule establishes the terms by which eligible power generation companies may qualify to use a decommissioning trust as an external sinking fund.

Staff Assigned

Slade Cutter, 512-936-7437
slade.cutter@puc.texas.gov

Project Schedule

The adopted rule will be published in the Texas Register on January 10, 2014 and will be effective on January 9, 2014.

Documents Available

Order Adopting Amendment to §25.304 as Approved at the December 19, 2013 Open Meeting | MSWord (.doc)
Proposal for Publication of Amendment to §25.304 as Approved at the September 12, 2013 Open Meeting | MSWord (.doc)