California - SB44 - 2017

State lands: coastal hazard and legacy oil and gas well removal and remediation program.

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Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 11-06-2017
Status: Pass
Primary Sponsor: Hannah-Beth Jackson (Democratic)





Actions (26)

  • 12-05-2016 - Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
  • 12-06-2016 - From printer. May be acted upon on or after January 5.
  • 01-12-2017 - Referred to Coms. on N.R. & W. and EQ.
  • 02-13-2017 - Set for hearing March 14.
  • 03-16-2017 - From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on EQ. (Ayes 8. Noes 0. Page 363.) (March 14).
  • 03-20-2017 - Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on EQ.
  • 03-28-2017 - Set for hearing April 19.
  • 04-20-2017 - From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 0. Page 783.) (April 19). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 04-21-2017 - Set for hearing May 1.
  • 05-01-2017 - May 1 hearing: Placed on APPR. suspense file.
  • 05-19-2017 - Set for hearing May 25.
  • 05-26-2017 - Published May 26 at 9 p.m.
  • 05-26-2017 - Read second time and amended. Ordered to third reading.
  • 05-26-2017 - From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 5. Noes 1.) (May 25).
  • 05-31-2017 - Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 33. Noes 6. Page 1317.) Ordered to the Assembly.
  • 06-01-2017 - In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
  • 06-15-2017 - Referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
  • 07-11-2017 - From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 10. Noes 0.) (July 10). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 08-23-2017 - August 23 set for first hearing. Placed on APPR. suspense file.
  • 09-01-2017 - From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 16. Noes 0.) (September 1).
  • 09-05-2017 - Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
  • 09-07-2017 - Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 76. Noes 0. Page 3040.) Ordered to the Senate.
  • 09-08-2017 - In Senate. Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
  • 09-22-2017 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3 p.m.
  • 10-10-2017 - Approved by the Governor.
  • 10-10-2017 - Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 645, Statutes of 2017.

Votes (8)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
03-14-2017Do pass as amended, but first amend, and re-refer to the Committee on [Environmental Quality]Senate801yes
04-19-2017Do pass, but first be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations]Senate601yes
05-01-2017Placed on suspense fileSenate700yes
05-25-2017Do pass as amendedSenate511yes
05-31-2017Senate 3rd Reading SB44 Jackson et alSenate3361yes
07-10-2017Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations]Senate1000yes
09-01-2017Do passSenate1601yes
09-07-2017SB 44 Jackson Senate Third Reading By LIMÓNSenate7603yes

Sponsors (4)

News (6)

SB 44 Signed by Governor Brown - Santa Barbara Edhat
Published by edhat.com
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:08:56 GMT

Governor Jerry Brown has responded to the amazing outpouring of support from residents of Summerland, Santa Barbara, and across California as well as an army of Heal the Ocean supporters in favor of SB44 (Jackson) by signing the bill into law. Senate ...

Jackson Bill To Clean Up Beaches by Plugging Old, Leaking Oil Wells Passes Off Senate Floor - Tri County Sentry (blog)
Published by tricountysentry.com
Sat, 03 Jun 2017 05:15:00 GMT

Senate Bill 44, the Coastal Oil Well Clean Up and Remediation Act, will require that the California State Lands Commission plug very old “orphaned” oil wells in California waters when the original oil company that operated the well is out of business ...

Jackson Bill Strives To Cap Abandoned Oil Wells - Noozhawk
Published by noozhawk.com
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:00:14 GMT

Senate Bill 44, the Coastal Oil Well Clean Up and Remediation Act, would require the State Lands Commission to plug very old "orphaned" oil wells in California waters when the original oil company that operated the well is out of business and can't be ...

Jackson Bill to Clean Up Beaches By Plugging Old, Leaking Oil Wells Passes Out Of Committee - Tri County Sentry (blog)
Published by tricountysentry.com
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 03:05:16 GMT

Senate Bill 44, the Coastal Oil Well Clean Up and Remediation Act, would require that the California State Lands Commission plug very old “orphaned” oil wells in California waters when the original oil company that operated the well is out of business ...

Summerland's orphan wells get closer to capping - Coastal View News
Published by coastalview.com
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:01:02 GMT

Just a few weeks after erosion exposed eight abandoned oil wells along Summerland Beach in Santa Barbara County, two of them visibly leaking oil, a bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson to monitor and cap California's old, abandoned wells has ...

Jackson Reintroduces Bill To Clean Up Beaches By Plugging Old, Leaking Oil Wells - Tri County Sentry (blog)
Published by tricountysentry.com
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 22:43:24 GMT

Senate Bill 44, the Coastal Oil Well Clean Up and Remediation Act, would require that the California State Lands Commission plug very old “orphaned” oil wells in California waters when the original oil company that operated the well is out of business ...