Senate Bill 134

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Last Action reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1)
Title AN ACT relating to oil and gas wells.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 472
Sponsor D. Ridley
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 353.560 to require the Division of Oil and Gas Conservation to promulgate administrative regulations relating to tank batteries; amend KRS 353.590 to permit forfeited bond fees to be used in reclamation operations for tank batteries and gathering lines associated with abandoned wells; amend KRS 353.5901 to include power line location in well operations and reclamation proposals; require mediators to consider power line placement in their reports if an agreement between the well operator and surface owner cannot be reached.
Index Headings of Original Version Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Tank batteries, regulation by Division of Oil and Gas Conservation
Environment and Conservation - Forfeited bond fees for tank battery and gathering line remediation operations
Oil and Natural Gas - Forfeited bond fees for tank battery and gathering line remediation operations
Oil and Natural Gas - Well operations and reclamation proposals, power line placement
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/12/09
  • introduced in Senate
02/23/09
  • to Natural Resources and Energy (S)
02/26/09
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/27/09
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/05/09
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 5, 2009
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0
  • received in House
03/06/09
  • to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
03/09/09
  • posted in committee
  • posting waived
03/10/09
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • recommitted to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
  • posting waived
  • posted in committee
03/11/09
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Direct the Division of Oil and Gas Conservation to promulgate administrative regulations relating to tank batteries within 2 years of the effective date of the Act; specify what must be included in the administrative regulations; transfer $500,000 each fiscal year from the petroleum storage tank environmental assurance fund to the oil and gas well plugging fund for the purpose of remediating tank batteries and associated pits; clarify that placement of power lines to be installed in order to support oil and gas operations must be included in operations and reclamation proposals; and clarify that placement of power lines to be installed in order to support oil and gas operations must be considered by mediators when determining the reasonable use of the surface by the well operator.
Index Headings Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Tank batteries, regulation by Division of Oil and Gas Conservation
Environment and Conservation - Forfeited bond fees for tank battery and gathering line remediation operations
Oil and Natural Gas - Forfeited bond fees for tank battery and gathering line remediation operations
Oil and Natural Gas - Well operations and reclamation proposals, power line placement

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Gooch Jr.
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Tank batteries, regulation by Division of Oil and Gas Conservation
Environment and Conservation - Forfeited bond fees for tank battery and gathering line remediation operations
Oil and Natural Gas - Forfeited bond fees for tank battery and gathering line remediation operations
Oil and Natural Gas - Well operations and reclamation proposals, power line placement

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