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66-1,158. Nuclear generation facility siting; definitions. As used in this act:

(a) "Addition to an existing nuclear generation facility" means any addition of nuclear generation capacity to an existing nuclear generation facility.

(b) "Commission" means the state corporation commission.

(c) "Electric utility" means every public utility, as defined by K.S.A. 66-104, and amendments thereto, which owns, controls, operates or manages any equipment, plant or generating machinery for the production, transmission, delivery or furnishing, of electricity or electric power.

(d) "Existing nuclear generation facility" means a nuclear generation facility which is in existence on January 1, 2007.

(e) "Landowner" means any person having an estate or interest in any land, which land is proposed to be acquired by an electric utility in connection with the construction, operation and maintenance of a nuclear generation facility.

(f) (1) "Nuclear generation facility" means any physical plant utilizing nuclear energy as the primary fuel for the production or generation of electricity or electric power.

(2) "Nuclear generation facility" does not include: (A) Remodeling, reconditioning or retrofitting of a nuclear generation facility; (B) construction of nonnuclear generation capacity at the site of a nuclear generation facility; (C) an addition to an existing nuclear generation facility which is within three miles of the reactor of an existing nuclear generation facility; (D) construction of a nuclear generation facility which is within three miles of the reactor of an existing nuclear generation facility; or (E) any facility proposed to be located outside this state if: (i) The need for the facility and the reasonableness of its proposed siting is subject to review by the utility regulatory authority of that state; (ii) less than 10% of the retail customers on the electric system intended to be served by such facility are located in this state; and (iii) such retail customers located in this state number no more than 15,000.

(g) "Party" means any landowner, electric utility, governmental board or agency, or any other person allowed to intervene in any proceeding under this act.

(h) "Person" means any individual, partnership, corporation or other association of persons.

History: L. 1976, ch. 283, § 1; L. 1979, ch. 209, § 2; L. 1993, ch. 106, § 1; L. 2000, ch. 2, § 1; L. 2007, ch. 113, § 2; July 1.


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