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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: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Environment and Natural Resources
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • 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
    3/26/2019 Senate • Favorable by Innovation, Industry, and Technology; YEAS 6 NAYS 4 -SJ 280
    • Now in Environment and Natural Resources
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Environment and Natural Resources

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  • SB 7064, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/12/2019 at 8:33 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Agriculture (Post-Meeting) 3/12/2019 (pdf)
    Innovation, Industry, and Technology (Pre-Meeting) 3/25/2019 (pdf)
    Innovation, Industry, and Technology (Post-Meeting) 3/26/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 239 Advanced Well Stimulation Treatment Fitzenhagen Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee
    H 7029 (c1) Fracking Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in State Affairs Committee
    S 146 Advanced Well Stimulation Treatment Stewart Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Environment and Natural Resources
    S 314 (c1) Advanced Well Stimulation Treatment Montford Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Innovation, Industry, and Technology

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/26/2019 1:30 PM Innovation, Industry, and Technology 6 Yeas - 4 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    377.19 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    377.22 Rules and orders. Page 2 (pdf)
    377.2405 Page 3 (pdf)
    377.244 Conditions for granting permits for surface exploratory and extraction operations. Page 4 (pdf)
    377.37 Penalties. Page 5 (pdf)
    377.421 Page 5 (pdf)
    570.93 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; agricultural water conservation and agricultural water supply planning. Page 10 (pdf)

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  • SPB 7064, Proposed Bill Posted 2/25/2019 at 4:58 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Agriculture (Pre-Meeting) 3/1/2019 (pdf)

    Committee Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    320578 - Amendment
    Delete lines 33 - 35 and insert:
    Agriculture
    (Broxson)
    3/8/2019
    9:01 AM
    Withdrawn
    3/11/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    293088 - Amendment
    Between lines 35 and 36 insert:
    Agriculture
    (Albritton)
    3/8/2019
    1:20 PM
    Favorable
    3/11/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    926982 - Amendment
    Delete line 35 and insert:
    Agriculture
    (Albritton)
    3/11/2019
    1:56 PM
    (Late Filed)
    Favorable
    3/11/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/11/2019 1:30 PM Agriculture 3 Yeas - 2 Nays

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