HB1325 (CH0013)

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2017 Regular Session



Oil and Natural Gas - Hydraulic Fracturing - Prohibition

Sponsored by:

Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 13

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from engaging in the hydraulic fracturing of a well for the exploration or production of oil or natural gas in the State; repealing a provision of law that requires the Department of the Environment to adopt specified regulations; and repealing a provision of law that prohibits the Department from issuing a specified permit until October 1, 2017.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Fraser-Hidalgo, Robinson, Barve, Anderson, Angel, Atterbeary, Barkley, B. Barnes, D. Barnes, Barron, Beidle, Branch, Bromwell, Brooks, Carr, Chang, Conaway, Cullison, Dumais, Ebersole, Fennell, Frush, Gutierrez, Haynes, Healey, Hettleman, Hill, Hixson, Holmes, Jackson, Jameson, Jones, Kaiser, Kelly, Knotts, Kramer, Krimm, Lafferty, Lam, R. Lewis, Lierman, Lisanti, Luedtke, McIntosh, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Morhaim, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Platt, Queen, Reznik, Rosenberg, Sanchez, Sophocleus, Stein, Turner, Valderrama, Vallario, Waldstreicher, A. Washington, M. Washington, Wilkins, K. Young, Mosby, and Gilchrist
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0740
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Natural Resources - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Environment, Department of
Fuel -see also- Coal
Hydraulic Fracturing -see also- Wells
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Environment

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November 28, 2017 1:06 P.M.