Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 102 Part 2.djvu/67
PUBLIC LAW 100-408—AUG. 20, 1988
102 STAT. 1071
"(A) in the case of facilities designed for producing substantial amounts of electricity and having a rated capacity of 100,000 electrical kilowatts or more, the maximum amount of financial protection required of such facilities under subsection b. (plus any surcharge assessed under subsection o. (I)(E)); '(B) in the case of contractors with whom the Secretary has Contracts. entered into an agreement of indemnification under subsection d., the maximum amount of financial protection required under subsection b. or the amount of indemnity and financial protection that may be required under paragraph (3) of subsection d., whichever amount is more; and "(C) in the case of all other licensees of the Commission required to maintain financial protection under this section— "(i) $500,000,000, together with the amount of financial protection required of the licensee; or "(ii) if the amount of financial protection required of the licensee exceeds $60,000,000, $560,000,000 or the amount of financial protection required of the licensee, whichever amount is more. "(2) In the event of a nuclear incident involving damages in excess Claims, of the amount of aggregate public liability under paragraph (1), the Congress will thoroughly review the particular incident in accordance with the procedures set forth in section 170 i. and will in accordance with such procedures, take whatever action is determined to be necessary (including approval of appropriate compensation plans and appropriation of funds) to provide full and prompt compensation to the public for all public liability claims resulting from a disaster of such magnitude. "(3) No provision of paragraph (1) may be construed to preclude the Congress from enacting a revenue measure, applicable to licensees of the Commission required to maintain financial protection pursuant to subsection b., to fund any action undertaken pursuant to paragraph (2). "(4) With respect to any nuclear incident occurring outside of the Contracts. United States to which an agreement of indemnification entered into under the provisions of subsection d. is applicable, such aggregate public liability shall not exceed the amount of $100,000,000, together with the amount of financial protection required of the contractor.". SEC. 7. COMPENSATION PLANS.
(a) IN GENERAL.—Section 170 i. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2210(i)) is amended to read as follows: "i. COMPENSATION PLANS.—(1) After any nuclear incident involving damages that are likely to exceed the applicable amount of aggregate public liability under subparagraph (A), (B), or (C) of subsection e. (1), the Secretary or the Commisison, as appropriate, shall— "(A) make a survey of the causes and extent of damage; and "(B) expeditiously submit a report setting forth the results of such survey to the Congress, to the Representatives of the affected districts, to the Senators of the affected States, and (except for information that will cause serious damage to the national defense of the United States) to the public, to the parties involved, and to the courts. "(2) Not later than 90 days after any determination by a court. pursuant to subsection o., that the public liability from a single
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