Senate Bill 315

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/08/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 118)
Title AN ACT relating to oil and gas, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 118
Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 2268
Sponsor R. Mills
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 353.575 to make gender-neutral the requirement that an oil or gas drilling applicant confer with a permittee under KRS Chapter 350 where a permitted surface coal mine area may be disturbed.
Index Headings of Original Version Environment and Conservation - Oil and gas permit applicants, conference with KRS Chapter 350 permitees, gender-neutral language
Oil and Natural Gas - Oil and gas permit applicants, conference with KRS Chapter 350 permitees, gender-neutral language
Technical Corrections - Oil and gas permit applicants, conference with KRS Chapter 350 permitees, gender-neutral language
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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03/03/22
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/07/22
  • to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
03/09/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/10/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/11/22
  • floor amendment (1) filed
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 15, 2022
03/15/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/16/22
  • floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/17/22
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) withdrawn
  • passed 35-0 with Committee Substitute (1), Floor Amendment (2), and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/23/22
  • to Natural Resources & Energy (H)
03/24/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/25/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 29, 2022
03/29/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 92-1
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
04/08/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 118)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete 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 moneys coming into the fund from the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to be 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 Effective Dates, Emergency - Orphan oil wells and sites, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act funds, uses and restrictions
Environment and Conservation - Orphan oil wells and sites, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act funds, uses and restrictions
Fuel - Orphan oil wells and sites, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act funds, uses and restrictions
Oil and Natural Gas - Orphan oil wells and sites, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act funds, uses and restrictions
Pollution - Orphan oil wells and sites, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act funds, uses and restrictions
Appropriations - Orphan oil wells and sites, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act funds, uses and restrictions

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor B. Smith
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 315

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor B. Smith
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

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor B. Smith
Summary Delete all sections; 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 moneys 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; and 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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