Georgia - SB191 - 2017

Relating to conservation and natural resources, eminent domain, and state government, respectively, so as to provide for the regulation and permitting of petroleum pipelines in this state; to provide for the issuance of certain permits by the director of the Environmental Protection Division of the Department of Natural Resources; to provide for appeals of the decision of the director; to require certain notices; to provide for the Board of Natural Resources to promulgate certain rules and regulations; to place conditions on the use of eminent domain for construction, expansion, and extension of petroleum pipelines; to provide for related matters; to provide effective dates; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.


Added On: 02-28-2017
Updated On: 06-09-2017
Primary Sponsors: Lee Anderson (Senate/Republican), Jack Hill (Senate/Republican), Lester G. Jackson (Senate/Democratic), Rick Jeffares (Senate/Republican), Emanuel Jones (Senate/Democratic), Harold V. Jones II (Senate/Democratic), William T. Ligon (Senate/Republican), Jesse Stone (Senate/Republican), Blake Tillery (Senate/Republican), Ben Watson (House/Republican)

Actions (10)

  • 02-16-2017 - Senate Hopper
  • 02-17-2017 - Senate Read and Referred
  • 02-28-2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
  • 03-01-2017 - Senate Read Second Time
  • 03-03-2017 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
  • 03-03-2017 - Senate Third Read
  • 03-06-2017 - House First Readers
  • 03-09-2017 - House Second Readers
  • 03-24-2017 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
  • 03-30-2017 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted

Votes (1)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
03-03-2017PASSAGE BY SUBSTITUTESenate40132yes

News (1)

Reforms for Georgia petroleum pipeline bill continue - Savannah Morning News
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 20:11:10 GMT

“Today the Georgia State Senate spoke loud and clear by passing two bills: one which greatly strengthens limits on the use of eminent domain for petroleum pipelines, and another extending the moratorium on new pipelines to 2020,” said Tonya Bonitatibus ...