1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 7, the first engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 18, after line 3, insert:

1.3    "Sec. 23. Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b, is amended to read:
1.4    Subd. 3b. Nuclear power plant; new construction prohibited; relicensing. (a) The
1.5commission may not issue a certificate of need for the construction of a new nuclear-powered
1.6electric generating plant.
1.7(b) Any certificate of need for additional storage of spent nuclear fuel for a facility
1.8seeking a license extension shall address the impacts of continued operations over the period
1.9for which approval is sought.
1.10(c) Paragraph (a) does not apply to a small modular reactor or a nuclear reactor that
1.11employs molten sodium technology.
1.12(d) For the purposes of this subdivision, the following terms have the meanings given:
1.13(1) "small modular reactor" means a nuclear fission reactor whose capacity is 300
1.14megawatts or less and that can be factory-assembled and transported as a unit; and
1.15(2) "molten sodium technology" means a nuclear fission reactor that uses a fluid fuel in
1.16the form of very hot fluoride or chloride salt.
1.17EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment."
1.18Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
1.19Amend the title accordingly