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SB 7064: Oil Drilling

GENERAL BILL by Agriculture

Oil Drilling; Defining the term “fracking”; requiring specified amounts for bonds for certain operations in the Everglades Protection Area; prohibiting fracking in this state; requiring an applicant for certain explorations for and extraction of minerals to post a specified surety bond for projects in the Everglades Protection Area; prohibiting the refining of oil within the Everglades Protection Area; prohibiting the use of flowback fluid for crop irrigation in this state, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 3/21/2019 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 03/26/19, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/25/2019 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Agriculture
3/4/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 03/04/19, 1:00 pm, 301 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/6/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 03/11/19, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Building
3/11/2019 Senate • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Agriculture; YEAS 3 NAYS 2
3/12/2019 Senate • Filed
3/13/2019 Senate • Referred to Innovation, Industry, and Technology; Environment and Natural Resources; Appropriations -SJ 227
• Introduced -SJ 227
3/21/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Innovation, Industry, and Technology, 03/26/19, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Building