House Bill 669

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/08/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 173)
Title AN ACT relating to oil and gas, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 173
Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 2123
Sponsors J. Gooch Jr., DJ Johnson
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 353.562 to make grammatical and technical corrections.
Index Headings of Original Version Energy - Well plugging fund, grammatical and technical corrections
Environment and Conservation - Well plugging fund, oil and gas, grammatical and technical corrections
Technical Corrections - Well plugging fund, grammatical and technical corrections
Oil and Natural Gas - Well plugging fund, grammatical and technical corrections
Pollution - Well plugging fund, oil and gas, grammatical and technical corrections
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
02/28/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/02/22
  • to Natural Resources & Energy (H)
03/10/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/11/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 14, 2022
03/17/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Floor Amendment (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/18/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/21/22
  • to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
03/24/22
  • taken from Natural Resources & Energy (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
03/25/22
  • taken from Natural Resources & Energy (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
03/29/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules as a consent bill
03/30/22
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 30, 2022
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/08/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 173)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; amend 353.510 to define "orphan well" to include wells that predate the oil and gas program, have no permitting and bonding history, and no owners with continuing legal responsibility; amend KRS 353.562 to add remediation to the abandoned storage tank and orphan well reclamation program purpose; direct monies coming into the fund from the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act are in the form of grants issued and committed in conformance with the federal rules and guidance issued under the act; require the Energy and Environment Cabinet to promulgate emergency administrative regulations not later than May 1, 2022; require the cabinet to implement expedited review and procurement for work contracted for under the program and limit the number of wells per vendor contract to not more than 25; clarify that funds shall be used for the purposes expressed and maintained in the manner prescribed in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Appropriations - Orphan wells, funding for, emergency regulations for contracting
Capital Construction - Orphan wells, funding for, emergency regulations for contracting
Energy - Orphan wells, funding for, emergency regulations for contracting
Environment and Conservation - Orphan wells, funding for, emergency regulations for contracting
Fuel - Orphan wells, funding for, emergency regulations for contracting
Oil and Natural Gas - Orphan wells, funding for, emergency regulations for contracting
Pollution - Orphan wells, funding for, emergency regulations for contracting
Effective Dates, Emergency - Orphan wells, funding for, emergency regulations for contracting

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Gooch Jr.
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 669

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Gooch Jr.
Summary Delete all sections of the bill; amend KRS 353.510 to redefine "orphan well" to include wells that are post 1960 and that may have had a history of permitting or bonding; amend KRS 353.562 to include remediation in the purpose of the Kentucky Abandoned Storage Tank and Orphan Well Reclamation Program; stipulate how monies received by the Energy and Environment Cabinet from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act are to be used; authorize the Abandoned Storage Tank and Orphan Well Reclamation Fund to maintain separate accounts to segregate monies received and expended for different programs; require the cabinet to tier the number of wells in vendor contracts; allow the last tier to have unlimited number of wells in the contract; authorize the cabinet to adjust the number of wells to comply with deadlines imposed by the Infrastructure Investment and Reclamation Fund for initial grants; define "grant types"; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Effective Dates, Emergency - Orphan oil and gas wells, reclamation and remediation, funding, vendor contracts
Energy - Orphan oil and gas wells, reclamation and remediation, funding, vendor contracts
Environment and Conservation - Orphan oil and gas wells, reclamation and remediation, funding, vendor contracts
Fuel - Orphan oil and gas wells, reclamation and remediation, funding, vendor contracts
Oil and Natural Gas - Orphan oil and gas wells, reclamation and remediation, funding, vendor contracts
Pollution - Orphan oil and gas wells, reclamation and remediation, funding, vendor contracts

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