or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Key Votes

A 5424 - Establishes a Two-Year Moratorium on Hydraulic Fracturing - Key Vote

New York Key Votes

Daniel O'Donnell voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Daniel O'Donnell made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -

Title: Establishes a Two-Year Moratorium on Hydraulic Fracturing

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (103-40) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishes a Two-Year Moratorium on Hydraulic Fracturing

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the issuance of permits for certain types of natural gas extraction until May 15, 2015.

Highlights:
  • Establishes a suspension of the issuance of permits for natural gas extraction through the drilling of a well in low permeability natural gas pools until May 15, 2015 (Secs. 1 & 3).
  • Requires a school of public health within the State University of New York to conduct a health impact assessment of the potential health effects caused by the extraction of natural gas using horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing and to make the report available for public review and comment (Sec. 2).
  • Requires the health impact assessment to be completed by April 15, 2015 (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishes a Two-Year Moratorium on Hydraulic Fracturing

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

Back to top