HB1387

Find a 2017 Bill:

2017 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Criminal Law - Hydraulic Fracturing - Prohibition

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kramer

Status:

In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation


Synopsis:Prohibiting the use of hydraulic fracturing for any purpose; and providing that a violation is a misdemeanor and is subject to, for a first conviction, imprisonment not exceeding 5 years or a fine not exceeding $50,000, and for each subsequent conviction, imprisonment not exceeding 5 years or a fine not exceeding $100,000.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Kramer and Fraser-Hidalgo
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Committee(s):
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Judiciary
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Hydraulic Fracturing -see also- Wells
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(10-112.1)

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February 23, 2017 4:43 P.M.