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H 464 - Prohibits Hydraulic Fracturing - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Hydraulic Fracturing

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (103-36) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Hydraulic Fracturing

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits hydraulic fracturing.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits hydraulic fracturing and the collection, storage, or treatment of waste water from hydraulic fracturing (Sec. 3).
  • Defines “hydraulic fracturing” as the process of pumping a fluid under the ground in order to create fractures in rock for the purpose of the production or recovery of oil or gas (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the Secretary of Natural Resources to submit a report, on or before January 15, 2015, to the legislature on how hydraulic fracturing should be regulated (Sec. 5).
  • Requires the Secretary of Natural Resources to submit a report, on or before January 15, 2016, to the legislature on the environmental impacts of hydraulic fracturing (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) -
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (27-1) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Hydraulic Fracturing

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