California - SB57 - 2017

Natural gas storage: moratorium.

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Natural Gas Development

Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 09-24-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsors: Bob Hertzberg (Democratic), Henry Stern (Democratic)





Actions (26)

  • 12-08-2016 - Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
  • 12-09-2016 - From printer. May be acted upon on or after January 8.
  • 01-04-2017 - Read first time.
  • 01-12-2017 - Referred to Com. on N.R. & W.
  • 02-02-2017 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on N.R. & W.
  • 02-03-2017 - Set for hearing February 9.
  • 02-13-2017 - From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on RLS. (Ayes 7. Noes 2. Page 172.) (February 9).
  • 02-14-2017 - Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS.
  • 02-16-2017 - Re-referred to Com. on E., U. & C.
  • 03-17-2017 - Set for hearing March 21.
  • 03-21-2017 - March 21 hearing: Testimony taken. Hearing postponed by committee.
  • 03-29-2017 - Set for hearing April 4.
  • 04-06-2017 - From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 9. Noes 1. Page 621.) (April 4).
  • 04-17-2017 - Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 04-20-2017 - (Corrected May 2).
  • 04-20-2017 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 05-16-2017 - Set for hearing May 22.
  • 05-22-2017 - May 22 hearing: Placed on APPR. suspense file.
  • 05-23-2017 - Set for hearing May 25.
  • 05-25-2017 - From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 5. Noes 2. Page 1177.) (May 25).
  • 05-26-2017 - Published May 26 at 10 a.m.
  • 05-26-2017 - Read second time and amended. Ordered to third reading.
  • 05-30-2017 - Reconsideration granted. (Ayes 40. Noes 0. Page 1283.)
  • 05-30-2017 - Motion to reconsider made by Senator Stern.
  • 05-30-2017 - Read third time. Urgency clause refused adoption. (Ayes 24. Noes 9. Page 1283.)
  • 09-15-2017 - Ordered to inactive file on request of Senator Stern.

Votes (6)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
02-09-2017Do pass as amended, but first amend, and re-refer to the Committee on [Rules]Senate720yes
04-04-2017Do pass as amended, but first amend, and re-refer to the Committee on [Appropriations]Senate911yes
05-22-2017Placed on suspense fileSenate700yes
05-25-2017Do pass as amendedSenate520yes
05-30-2017Senate 3rd Reading SB57 Stern et al. Urgency ClauseSenate2497yes
05-30-2017Senate 3rd Reading SB57 Stern et al. Urgency Clause ReconsiderSenate4000yes

Sponsors (7)

News (9)

Aliso Canyon bill hits road block in state Legislature, and not everyone is happy about it - LA Daily News
Published by dailynews.com
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:17:45 GMT

A state bill aimed at temporarily keeping the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility temporarily shut down until an investigation is completed remained in limbo Wednesday after it was pulled from a key committee hearing at the last minute. Some ...

Aliso Canyon Bill Stalled In Senate, Another Vote Expected - KHTS Radio
Published by hometownstation.com
Wed, 31 May 2017 21:32:31 GMT

“We are deeply disappointed the State Senate failed to pass SB 57, which would have provided working families with protection from unnecessary health and safety hazards.” SB 57 was granted reconsideration, and with families of Porter Ranch, and clean ...

Calif. approves strict leak-detection rule - E&E News
Published by eenews.net
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:30:12 GMT

But they said the regulation will add key oversight. The California Legislature currently is considering whether to keep Aliso Canyon closed. Democratic state Sen. Henry Stern's S.B. 57 would forbid reopening it until the "root cause" of the leak is ...

Bill To Keep Aliso Canyon Temporarily Closed Passes Calif. Senate Committee - CBS Los Angeles
Published by losangeles.cbslocal.com
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:02:58 GMT

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – A state Senate committee approved a bill Tuesday that would prevent the reopening of the Aliso Canyon gas storage facility near Porter Ranch until an investigation is completed into the cause of a four-month methane leak. The ...

Aliso Canyon senate bill pulled from hearing - Santa Clarita Valley Signal
Published by signalscv.com
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:45:50 GMT

State Senator Henry Stern's bill to stop natural gas injections from being resumed at Aliso Canyon, site of the massive natural gas leak in 2015, was not heard as scheduled Tuesday morning. The Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee ...

California Bill Requiring Analysis of What Caused Aliso Canyon Gas Blowout Moves Ahead - DeSmog (blog)
Published by desmogblog.com
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 20:13:36 GMT

More than a year and a half after the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility suffered a massive methane blowout, a California state bill that would keep the facility idled pending an exhaustive analysis of the disaster's cause was approved Tuesday ...

Wilk, Stern coordinating efforts on Aliso, Cemex issues - Santa Clarita Valley Signal
Published by signalscv.com
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 02:21:47 GMT

Wilk is listed as a co-author of the amended, Aliso-aimed, version of SB 57. Meanwhile, Stern's office confirmed that Stern will be a co-author of Wilk's anti-Cemex bill. “Without any answers as to why that well failed, state regulators and the ...

Legislation to delay reopening Aliso Canyon gas field pushed by California state senators - 89.3 KPCC
Published by scpr.org
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 01:54:20 GMT

With California state regulators poised to lift a moratorium on resuming operations at the underground gas storage field that had for months spewed methane into the air, a pair of lawmakers have introduced legislation to keep it closed until one more ...

Will Aliso Canyon open again? Feinstein backs bill to keep it closed – for now - LA Daily News
Published by dailynews.com
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 21:30:08 GMT

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Monday announced her support for a state bill that would stop the reopening of the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility until the root cause of a massive leak that occurred there is determined. “I believe it is ...