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S 8129B - Suspending Hydraulic Fracturing for the Extraction of Natural Gas - Key Vote

New York Key Votes

David Valesky voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Suspending Hydraulic Fracturing for the Extraction of Natural Gas

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (93-43) - (Key vote)

Title: Suspending Hydraulic Fracturing for the Extraction of Natural Gas

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that temporarily suspends the issuance of new permits for drilling natural gas or oil wells that utilize the practice of hydraulic fracturing.

Highlights:
-Defines "hydraulic fracturing" as "the fracturing of rock by fluid for the purpose of stimulating natural gas or oil for any purpose" (Sec. 1). -Specifies that the purpose of the suspension is to give the state time to analyze the environmental and health impacts of hydraulic fracturing (Sec. 1). -Specifies that the suspension takes effect immediately, and will expire on May 15, 2011 (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (49-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Suspending Hydraulic Fracturing for the Extraction of Natural Gas

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that temporarily suspends the issuance of new permits for drilling natural gas or oil wells that utilize the practice of hydraulic fracturing.

Highlights:
-Defines "hydraulic fracturing" as "the fracturing of rock by fluid for the purpose of stimulating natural gas or oil for any purpose" (Sec. 1). -Specifies that the purpose of the suspension is to give the state time to analyze the environmental and health impacts of hydraulic fracturing (Sec. 1). -Specifies that the suspension takes effect immediately, and will expire on May 15, 2011 (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Suspending Hydraulic Fracturing for the Extraction of Natural Gas

Sponsors

  • Antoine M. Thompson (NY - D) (Out Of Office)

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