Wisconsin - AB384 - 2016

Requirements for approval of construction of nuclear power plants and changes to the state's energy priorities policy.

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Added On: 11-07-2015
Updated On: 03-31-2016
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Janel Brandtjen (Republican), Ed Brooks (Republican), David Craig (Republican), Bob Gannon (Republican), Andre Jacque (Republican), John Jagler (Republican), Adam Jarchow (Republican), Joel Kleefisch (Republican), Dan Knodl (Republican), Dean Knudson (Republican), Jesse Kremer (Republican), Mike Kuglitsch (Republican), Robert Kulp (Republican), Tom Larson (Republican), Amy Loudenbeck (Republican), John Macco (Republican), David Murphy (Republican), Adam Neylon (Republican), John Nygren (Republican), Jim Ott (Republican), Kevin Petersen (Republican), Warren Petryk (Republican), Romaine Quinn (Republican), Michael Rohrkaste (Republican), Joe Sanfelippo (Republican), Michael Schraa (Republican), Gary Tauchen (Republican), Jeremy Thiesfeldt (Republican), Paul Tittl (Republican), Tyler Vorpagel (Republican), Thomas Weatherston (Republican)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (37)

  • 10-08-2015 - Read first time and referred to Committee on Energy and Utilities
  • 10-08-2015 - Introduced
  • 11-11-2015 - Representative Steffen added as a coauthor
  • 11-18-2015 - Public hearing held
  • 12-09-2015 - Executive action taken
  • 12-14-2015 - Referred to committee on Rules
  • 12-14-2015 - Report passage recommended by Committee on Energy and Utilities, Ayes 13, Noes 0
  • 01-07-2016 - Placed on calendar 1-12-2016 by Committee on Rules
  • 01-12-2016 - Ordered immediately messaged
  • 01-12-2016 - Representative Heaton added as a coauthor
  • 01-12-2016 - Read a third time and passed
  • 01-12-2016 - Rules suspended
  • 01-12-2016 - Ordered to a third reading
  • 01-12-2016 - Read a second time
  • 01-13-2016 - Received from Assembly
  • 01-15-2016 - Read first time and referred to committee on Natural Resources and Energy
  • 02-11-2016 - Executive action taken
  • 02-15-2016 - Placed on calendar 2-16-2016 pursuant to Senate Rule 18(1)
  • 02-15-2016 - Available for scheduling
  • 02-15-2016 - Public hearing requirement waived by committee on Senate Organization, pursuant to Senate Rule 18 (1m), Ayes 3, Noes 2
  • 02-15-2016 - Report concurrence recommended by Committee on Natural Resources and Energy, Ayes 3, Noes 2
  • 02-16-2016 - Senate Amendment 3 offered by Senators Carpenter, Wirch, Risser, Miller, C. Larson and L. Taylor
  • 02-16-2016 - Senate Amendment 2 offered by Senators Carpenter, Wirch, Risser, Miller, Vinehout, C. Larson and L. Taylor
  • 02-16-2016 - Senate Amendment 1 offered by Senators Vinehout, C. Larson, L. Taylor, Miller, Erpenbach, Risser, Wirch and Carpenter
  • 02-16-2016 - Ordered to a third reading
  • 02-16-2016 - Senate Amendment 3 withdrawn and returned to author
  • 02-16-2016 - Senate Amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 20, Noes 12
  • 02-16-2016 - Senate Amendment 2 laid on table, Ayes 22, Noes 10
  • 02-16-2016 - Read a second time
  • 02-16-2016 - Rules suspended
  • 02-16-2016 - Read a third time and concurred in, Ayes 23, Noes 9
  • 02-16-2016 - Ordered immediately messaged
  • 02-17-2016 - Received from Senate concurred in
  • 02-29-2016 - Report correctly enrolled on 2-29-2016
  • 03-31-2016 - Presented to the Governor on 3-31-2016
  • 04-01-2016 - Report approved by the Governor on 4-1-2016. 2015 Wisconsin Act 344
  • 04-01-2016 - Published 4-2-2016

Votes (3)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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02-16-2016Senate: Senate Amendment 1 laid on tableSenate20121yes
02-16-2016Senate: Senate Amendment 2 laid on tableSenate22101yes
02-16-2016Senate: Read a third time and concurred inSenate2391yes

Sponsors (33)

News (5)

Opening the door to nuclear power - Waupaca County News
Published by waupacanow.com
Sat, 12 Dec 2015 15:00:10 GMT

I have introduced Assembly Bill 384 “relating to: requirements for approval of construction of nuclear power plants and changes to the state's energy priorities policy.” The bill repeals 1983 ACT 401 known as Wisconsin's Nuclear Moratorium. Under ...

No opposition voiced at public hearing on bill to lift WI nuclear power moratorium - WKOW
Published by wkow.com
Thu, 19 Nov 2015 01:16:31 GMT

"But passage of AB 384 will allow our state's energy producers to work with our regulatory agencies to once again put nuclear energy on the table when determining Wisconsin's energy portfolio," said Huebsch. A spokesperson for Assembly Speaker Robin ...

Wisconsin Assembly votes to lift barrier to new nukes - Wisconsin Gazette
Published by wisconsingazette.com
Tue, 01 Mar 2016 18:32:15 GMT

Yet, the Wisconsin Assembly has passed AB 384, which would remove a barrier to building new nuclear plants enacted in 1983, four years after a meltdown at the Three Mile Island plant in Pennsylvania and three years before the explosion and fire at the ...

Wisconsin Assembly votes to lift barrier to new nukes - Wisconsin Gazette
Published by wisconsingazette.com
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 02:06:00 GMT

Yet, the Wisconsin Assembly has passed AB 384, which would remove a barrier to building new nuclear plants enacted in 1983, four years after a meltdown at the Three Mile Island plant in Pennsylvania and three years before the explosion and fire at the ...

Wisconsin Assembly Votes to Lift Moratorium on New Nuclear Plants - POWER magazine
Published by powermag.com
Wed, 13 Jan 2016 21:29:24 GMT

In a voice vote on January 12, the Wisconsin Assembly passed AB 384, a bill that would repeal the statute currently preventing the state Public Service Commission (PSC) from authorizing construction of nuclear power plants in Wisconsin. Specifically ...