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SB 5145 - 2019-20
Concerning the use of hydraulic fracturing in the exploration for and production of oil and natural gas.
Bill History

2019 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 11
Prefiled for introduction.
Jan 14
First reading, referred to Agriculture, Water, Natural Resources & Parks. (View Original Bill)
Jan 29
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, Natural Resources & Parks at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 31
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, Natural Resources & Parks at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
AWNP - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 1
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 5
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 13
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 29; nays, 18; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 14
First reading, referred to Rural Development, Agriculture, & Natural Resources.
Mar 13
Public hearing in the House Committee on Rural Development, Agriculture, & Natural Resources at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 3
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Rural Development, Agriculture, & Natural Resources at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
RDAN - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Apr 8
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Apr 17
Committee recommendations adopted and the bill amended.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 61; nays, 37; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 22
Senate concurred in House amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 30; nays, 19; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)
Apr 24
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 24
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 25
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 8
Governor signed.
Chapter 294, 2019 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/28/2019.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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Amendments
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