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52 Pa. Code § 69.202. Organization and operation of utility staff involved in nuclear fuel procurement.

§ 69.202. Organization and operation of utility staff involved in nuclear fuel procurement.

 (a)  A utility should maintain an appropriate staff to adequately fulfill its responsibility to procure nuclear fuel at the lowest reasonable cost. The utility should be prepared to solicit and handle competent bids and investigate these potential sources for ability to fulfill contracts.

 (b)  A utility should have a detailed organization chart of the personnel involved in nuclear fuel procurement, with a key official designated to act as liaison with the Commission. A utility should maintain written job descriptions for personnel, as well as formal policies and procedures pertaining to the nuclear fuel procurement process. These should be retained by the utility in the event of Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission review.

 (c)  Utility personnel in a position to influence nuclear fuel procurement decisions should be prohibited from having either direct or indirect ties or affiliations with the utility’s nuclear fuel suppliers. A utility should take appropriate steps to ensure that personnel making procurement decisions have no conflicting interests or affiliations, or the appearance of conflict.


   The provisions of this §  69.202 adopted March 29, 1991, effective May 30, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 1331.

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  69.201 (relating to general); 52 Pa. Code §  69.205 (relating to purchasing procedures); and 52 Pa. Code §  69.206 (relating to inventory management).

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