Florida - SB 442 - 2017

Relating to advanced well stimulation treatment; amending s. 377.19, F.S.; defining the term “advanced well stimulation treatment”; conforming a cross-reference; creating s. 377.2405, F.S.; prohibiting the performance of advanced well stimulation treatments; clarifying that permits for drilling or operating a well do not authorize the performance of advanced well stimulation treatments; providing applicability; providing an effective date.

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Added On: 01-26-2017
Updated On: 03-29-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Young, Dana D. (Senate/Republican)

Companion Bills (1)

Actions (6)

  • 01-24-2017 - Filed
  • 02-01-2017 - Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources; Appropriations
  • 03-02-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Environmental Preservation and Conservation, 03/07/17, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
  • 03-07-2017 - Introduced
  • 03-07-2017 - Favorable by Environmental Preservation and Conservation; YEAS 5 NAYS 0
  • 03-08-2017 - Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources

Votes (1)

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News (2)

Sen. Perry backs bill to ban fracking in Florida - Gainesville Sun
Published by gainesville.com
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 22:13:23 GMT

Trying to end a debate about the possibility of fracking in Florida, a bipartisan group of lawmakers that includes Sen. Keith Perry on Tuesday backed a proposed ban on the controversial method of drilling for oil and natural gas. "This bill is concise ...

Florida State Senator Wants to Outlaw Fracking in the State's Fragile Environment - The Ring of Fire Network
Published by trofire.com
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 15:34:37 GMT

A Florida State Senator is sponsoring a bill which, if passed, would ban all fracking in the state, citing Florida's fragile foundation as reason for the ban. Republican State Senator Dana Young of Tampa proposed SB 442 which would ban all forms of ...