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CS/SB 318: Regulation of Oil and Gas Resources

GENERAL BILL by Environmental Preservation and Conservation ; Richter

Regulation of Oil and Gas Resources; Preempting the regulation of all matters relating to the exploration, development, production, processing, storage, and transportation of oil and gas; requiring that a permit be obtained before the performance of a high-pressure well stimulation; requiring the Division of Water Resource Management to give consideration to and be guided by certain additional criteria when issuing permits, etc. APPROPRIATION: $1,000,000

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    9/17/2015 Senate • Filed
    10/6/2015 Senate • Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 26
    1/8/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Environmental Preservation and Conservation, 01/13/16, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
    1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 26
    1/13/2016 Senate • CS by Environmental Preservation and Conservation; YEAS 6 NAYS 3 -SJ 184
    1/14/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government -SJ 184
    • CS by Environmental Preservation and Conservation read 1st time -SJ 209
    1/20/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government, 01/25/16, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
    1/25/2016 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; YEAS 4 NAYS 2 -SJ 247
    1/27/2016 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 247
    2/22/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/25/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Pending Reconsideration (Unfavorable; YEAS 9 NAYS 10)
    2/25/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/01/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Motion to Reconsider Abandoned
    3/1/2016 Senate • Unfavorable by Appropriations; YEAS 9 NAYS 10
    3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Appropriations

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  • CS/SB 318, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/14/2016 at 12:54 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (Pre-Meeting) 1/22/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (Post-Meeting) 1/27/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/24/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations PCS 508372 (Pre-Meeting) 2/24/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 191 (e1) Regulation of Oil and Gas Resources Rodrigues, Pigman Similar Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation
    Location: In committee/council (EP)

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    508372 - Proposed Committee Substitute Appropriations 1/27/2016
    4:25 PM
    No Action
    3/1/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 792528 - Amendment (508372)
    Delete line 106 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Lee)
    2/25/2016
    11:23 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Withdrawn
    2/25/2016
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    PDF
    hierarchy 790270 - Amendment (Delete All) (508372)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Simmons)
    2/25/2016
    10:39 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Favorable
    3/1/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 304532 - Amendment to Amendment (790270)
    Delete line 46 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Lee)
    2/25/2016
    11:13 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Withdrawn
    3/1/2016
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    PDF

    Committee Amendments (4)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    631460 - Amendment
    Delete lines 89 - 98 and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government
    (Altman)
    1/25/2016
    8:40 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/25/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    483416 - Amendment
    Delete lines 425 - 437 and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government
    (Altman)
    1/25/2016
    8:40 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/25/2016
    Web Page
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    793216 - Amendment
    Between lines 460 and 461 insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government
    (Altman)
    1/25/2016
    8:41 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/25/2016
    Web Page
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    413638 - Amendment
    Between lines 633 and 634 insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government
    (Altman)
    1/22/2016
    5:41 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/25/2016
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    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    1/25/2016 4:00 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government 4 Yeas - 2 Nays
    3/1/2016 10:00 AM Appropriations 9 Yeas - 10 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (14)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    377.06 Public policy of state concerning natural resources of oil and gas. Page 3 (pdf)
    377.07 Division of Resource Management; powers, duties, and authority. Page 26 (pdf)
    377.10 Certain persons not to be employed by division. Page 26 (pdf)
    377.19 Definitions. Page 4 (pdf)
    377.22 Rules and orders. Page 10 (pdf)
    377.24 Notice of intention to drill well; permits; abandoned wells and dry holes. Page 14 (pdf)
    377.241 Criteria for issuance of permits. Page 16 (pdf)
    377.242 Permits for drilling or exploring and extracting through well holes or by other means. Page 16 (pdf)
    377.2425 Manner of providing security for geophysical exploration, drilling, and production. Page 19 (pdf)
    377.243 Conditions for granting permits for extraction through well holes. Page 26 (pdf)
    377.2436 Page 21 (pdf)
    377.244 Conditions for granting permits for surface exploratory and extraction operations. Page 27 (pdf)
    377.37 Penalties. Page 23 (pdf)
    377.45 Page 24 (pdf)

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  • SB 318, Original Filed Version Posted 9/17/2015 at 4:12 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Environmental Preservation and Conservation (Pre-Meeting) 1/12/2016 (pdf)
    Environmental Preservation and Conservation (Post-Meeting) 1/14/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 191 Regulation of Oil and Gas Resources Rodrigues, Pigman Similar Last Action: 3/11/2016 S Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation
    Location: In committee/council (EP)

    Committee Amendments (8)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    877992 - Amendment
    Delete lines 62 - 93 and insert:
    Environmental Preservation and Conservation
    (Soto)
    1/12/2016
    4:12 PM
    Unfavorable
    1/13/2016
    Web Page
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    900722 - Amendment
    Delete line 383 and insert:
    Environmental Preservation and Conservation
    (Dean)
    1/12/2016
    4:12 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/13/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    503648 - Amendment
    Delete line 425 and insert:
    Environmental Preservation and Conservation
    (Simpson)
    1/12/2016
    4:13 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/13/2016
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    400966 - Amendment
    Delete lines 435 - 437 and insert:
    Environmental Preservation and Conservation
    (Dean)
    1/12/2016
    4:13 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/13/2016
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    247368 - Amendment
    Delete lines 476 - 479 and insert:
    Environmental Preservation and Conservation
    (Soto)
    1/12/2016
    4:13 PM
    Withdrawn
    1/13/2016
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    116428 - Amendment
    Delete line 604 and insert:
    Environmental Preservation and Conservation
    (Soto)
    1/12/2016
    4:13 PM
    Withdrawn
    1/13/2016
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    559396 - Amendment
    Delete line 613 and insert:
    Environmental Preservation and Conservation
    (Dean)
    1/12/2016
    4:14 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/13/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    215552 - Amendment
    Between lines 630 and 631 insert:
    Environmental Preservation and Conservation
    (Dean)
    1/12/2016
    4:14 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/13/2016
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/13/2016 4:00 PM Environmental Preservation and Conservation 6 Yeas - 3 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (12)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    377.06 Public policy of state concerning natural resources of oil and gas. Page 3 (pdf)
    377.19 Definitions. Page 4 (pdf)
    377.22 Rules and orders. Page 10 (pdf)
    377.24 Notice of intention to drill well; permits; abandoned wells and dry holes. Page 14 (pdf)
    377.241 Criteria for issuance of permits. Page 15 (pdf)
    377.242 Permits for drilling or exploring and extracting through well holes or by other means. Page 16 (pdf)
    377.2425 Manner of providing security for geophysical exploration, drilling, and production. Page 19 (pdf)
    377.243 Conditions for granting permits for extraction through well holes. Page 26 (pdf)
    377.2436 Page 21 (pdf)
    377.244 Conditions for granting permits for surface exploratory and extraction operations. Page 26 (pdf)
    377.37 Penalties. Page 22 (pdf)
    377.45 Page 23 (pdf)

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