SB0854 (CH0568)

2013 Regular Session



Environment - Gas and Oil Drilling - Financial Assurance

Sponsored by:

Senator Edwards


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 568

Synopsis:Requiring a specified permit application to include a specified closure cost estimate; repealing specified bonding requirements; requiring a holder of a permit to drill for gas or oil to comply with specified requirements under specified circumstances; requiring a specified permit holder to provide specified financial assurance in accordance with specified requirements; requiring a specified permit holder's financial assurance to extend to specified owners and to cover specified acts and omissions; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senator Edwards
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
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Broad Subject(s):Environment
Natural Resources - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds
Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Res; Fuel; Power Plants
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Escrow Accounts
Fuel -see also- Coal
Insurance -see also- Health Ins; MAIF; Motor Vehicle Ins
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Real Property
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Environment
(14-105, 14-108, 14-111, 14-122)

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