2020 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hurst
Nuclear Energy Strategic Plan (language only)

Item 125 #2h

Item 125 #2h

Commerce and Trade
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy


Page 104, after line 38, insert:

"D. The Director, Department of Mines Minerals and Energy, shall, in cooperation with the Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Secretary of Education, the Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority, and the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Authority, develop a strategic plan relating to the role of nuclear energy in the Commonwealth's overall strategy for moving toward renewable and carbon-free energy. The plan shall be provided to the House Committee on Labor and Commerce and the Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor by October 1, 2020, and updated every four years thereafter."


(This amendment requires the Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy to develop a strategic plan for nuclear energy, and report its plan to the General Assembly by October 1, 2020.)