The term “Commission” means the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Subject to paragraphs (2), (3), and (4), the costs that shall be paid by the Secretary pursuant to a contract entered into under this section are the costs that result from a delay covered by the contract.
The Secretary may receive and accept payments from any non-Federal source, which shall be made available without further appropriation for the payment of the covered costs.
Subject to paragraphs (2) and (3), the Secretary shall issue such regulations as are necessary to carry out this section.
Not later than 270 days after August 8, 2005, the Secretary shall issue for public comment an interim final rule regulating contracts authorized by this section.
Not later than 1 year after August 8, 2005, the Secretary shall issue a notice of final rulemaking regulating the contracts.
There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as are necessary to carry out this section.