Florida Senate - 2019                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SPB 7064
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  03/11/2019           .                                

       The Committee on Agriculture (Broxson) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 33 - 35
    4  and insert:
    5         377.2405 Well stimulation.—All of the following are
    6  prohibited in this state:
    7         (1)Fracking. A permit for drilling or operating a well
    8  does not authorize fracking.
    9         (2)(a)For wells that are drilled to a depth of greater
   10  than 15 feet below land surface, the use of acid to dissolve
   11  carbonate formations in the form of rock matrix, drill cuttings,
   12  or encrusted or deposited layers in or near a wellbore.
   13         (b)The use of acids, including, but not limited to,
   14  hydrochloric acid, hydrofluoric acid, muriatic acid, glycolic
   15  acid, phosphoric acid, sulfamic acid, acetic acid, citric acid,
   16  hydroxyacetic acid, and oxalic acid, which have an acid
   17  concentration of more than 5 percent in wells for the production
   18  or stimulation of fluid flow including fresh water, saltwater,
   19  or crude oil.
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   22  And the title is amended as follows:
   23         Delete lines 2 - 6
   24  and insert:
   25         An act relating to well stimulation; amending s.
   26         377.19, F.S.; defining the term “fracking”; creating
   27         s. 377.2405, F.S.; prohibiting fracking in this state;
   28         providing that permits for drilling or operating a
   29         well do not authorize fracking; prohibiting the use of
   30         acid in certain wells to dissolve carbonate formations
   31         in or near a wellbore in this state; prohibiting the
   32         use of acids in a concentration greater than a
   33         specified percentage in all wells for a specified
   34         purpose; providing an effective date.