Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 4.djvu/218

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106 STAT. 2954 PUBLIC LAW 102-486—OCT. 24, 1992 "(1) Sums collected pursuant to subsection (c). "(2) Appropriations made pursuant to subsection (d). "(c) SPECIAL ASSESSMENT. —The Secretary shall collect a special assessment from domestic utilities. The total amount collected for a fiscal year shall not exceed $150,000,000 (to be annually adjusted for inflation using the Consumer Price Index for all-urban consimiers published by the Department of Labor). The amount collected from each utility pursuant to this subsection for a fiscal year shall be in the same ratio to the amount required under subsection (a) to be deposited for such fiscal year as the total amount of separative work units such utility has purchased from the Department of Energy for the purpose of commercial electricity generation, before the date of the enactment of this title, bears to the total amount of separative work units purchased from the Department of Energy for all purposes (including imits purchased or produced for defense purposes) before the date of the enactment of this title. For purposes of this subsection— "(1) a utility shall be considered to have purchased a separative work unit from the Department if such separative work unit was produced by the Department, but purchased by the utility from another source; and "(2) a utility shall not be considered to have purchased a separative work unit from the Department if such separative work unit was purchased by the utility, but sold to anotiier source. "(d) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— There are authorized to be appropriated to the Fund, for the period encompassing 15 years alter the date of the enactment of this title, such siuns as are necessary to ensure that the amount required under subsection (a) is deposited for eachfiscalyear. "(e) TERMINATION OF ASSESSMENTS.— The collection of amounts under subsection (c) shall cease after the earlier of— "(1) 15 years after the date of the enactment of this title; or "(2) the collection of $2,250,000,000 (to be annually adjusted for inflation using the Consumer Price Index for all-urban consumers published by the Department of Labor) under such subsection. "(£) CONTINUATION OF DEPOSITS. —Except as provided in subsection (e), deposits shall continue to be made into the Frnid under subsection (d) for the period specified in such subsection. "(g) TREATMENT OF ASSESSMENT. —Any special assessment levied under this section on domestic utilities for the decontamination and decommissioning of the Department's gaseous diffusion enrichment facilities shall be deemed a necessary and reasonable current cost of fuel and shall be fully recoverable in rates in all jurisdictions in the same manner as the utilit/s other fuel cost. 42 USC 2297g-2. '9EC. 1803. DEPARTMENT FACILrnES. "(a) STUDY BY NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES.— The National Academy of Sciences shall conduct a study and provide recommendations for reducing costs associated with decontamination and decommissioning, and shall report its findings to the Congress within 3 years after the date of the enactment of this title. Such report shall include a determination of Hie decontamination and decommissioning required for each facility, shall identify alternative methods, using different technologies, shall include site-specific sur-