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Public Health - Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals - Information and Fund

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morhaim


In the House - Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring an applicant for a specified permit for the hydraulic fracturing of a well for the exploration or production of natural gas to submit specified information to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in a specified manner; establishing the Hydraulic Fracturing Chemical Education and Impact Fund to address the potential health risks associated with chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing; establishing a maximum civil penalty of $100,000 for each specified violation of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Morhaim, Lam, Carr, Frush, Luedtke, A. Miller, and West
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0952 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Environmental Health -see also- Pollution
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(22-701 through 22-707)
Article - State Finance and Procurement

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October 24, 2017 4:59 P.M.