Nevada - AB159 - 2017

Relating to natural resources; prohibiting hydraulic fracturing in this State; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

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Added On: 03-03-2017
Updated On: 09-18-2017
Status:
Primary Sponsor: Julia Ratti (Democratic)





Actions (14)

  • 02-13-2017 - Prefiled pursuant to JSR 14.2.1(d).
  • 02-13-2017 - Read first time. Referred to Committee on Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining. To printer.
  • 02-14-2017 - From printer. To committee.
  • 03-21-2017 - Notice of eligibility for exemption.
  • 04-24-2017 - Read second time. Amended. (Amend. No. 179.) Rereferred to Committee on Ways and Means. Exemption effective. To printer.
  • 04-24-2017 - Placed on Second Reading File.
  • 04-24-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
  • 04-25-2017 - From printer. To engrossment. Engrossed. First reprint . To committee.
  • 05-26-2017 - From committee: Do pass, as amended.
  • 05-26-2017 - Placed on General File.
  • 05-26-2017 - Read third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved. (Yeas: 26, Nays: 15, Excused: 1.) To Senate.
  • 05-29-2017 - In Senate.
  • 05-29-2017 - Read first time. Referred to Committee on Natural Resources. To committee.
  • 06-06-2017 - (No further action taken.)

Votes (1)

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05-26-2017Senate1500yes

Sponsors (4)

News (2)

Nevada considers fracking ban - Reno Gazette Journal
Published by rgj.com
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:20:57 GMT

Nevada could become the third state in the nation to ban drilling companies from using hydraulic fracturing to get oil and natural gas from the ground. Known as ... The bill would need approval from the Assembly, Senate and a signature from Republican Gov.

Bill Would Ban Fracking In Nevada - KNPR
Published by knpr.org
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 13:37:40 GMT

Hydraulic fracturing or fracking would be banned under Assembly Bill 159 sponsored by Assemblyman Justin Watkins. AB 159 passed in the Assembly on a 26-15 vote, but still, needs approval from the Senate before the end of the legislative session. The ...