Oklahoma - SB 593 - 2017

Relating to wind energy facilities; amending Section 3, Chapter 92, O.S.L. 2015 (17 O.S. Supp. 2016, Section 160.21), which relates to notification of intent to build a wind energy facility; specifying terms of notification of intent to build a wind facility; requiring an affidavit in certain situations; requiring written notice in certain timeline to certain people; requiring certain persons to respond to notice of intent to build a wind facility; amending Section 2, Chapter 92, O.S.L. 2015 (17 O.S. Supp. 2016, Section 160.20), which relates to setback requirements of wind energy development; deleting certain location prohibition; amending 52 O.S. 2011, Section 803, which relates to surface estates; removing requirement for wind energy developer to follow certain procedures when intending to construct a wind energy facility; removing requirement for certain methods of notification; conforming language; and declaring an emergency.

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Infrastructure

Added On: 03-24-2017
Updated On: 06-24-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Charles A. McCall (House/Republican), Mike Schulz (Senate/Republican)





Actions (23)

  • 02-06-2017 - Authored by Senator Schulz
  • 02-06-2017 - First Reading
  • 02-07-2017 - Second Reading referred to Energy
  • 03-02-2017 - Title stricken
  • 03-02-2017 - Reported Do Pass as amended Energy committee; CR filed
  • 03-07-2017 - Coauthored by Representative McCall (principal House author)
  • 03-09-2017 - Measure and Emergency passed: Ayes: 36 Nays: 8
  • 03-09-2017 - Referred for engrossment
  • 03-09-2017 - General Order, Amended by Floor Substitute
  • 03-09-2017 - Emergency added
  • 03-09-2017 - Title restored
  • 03-13-2017 - Engrossed to House
  • 03-13-2017 - First Reading
  • 03-14-2017 - Second Reading referred to Rules
  • 04-05-2017 - CR; Do Pass Rules Committee
  • 04-10-2017 - Referred for enrollment
  • 04-10-2017 - Signed, returned to Senate
  • 04-10-2017 - General Order
  • 04-10-2017 - Third Reading, Measure and Emergency passed: Ayes: 92 Nays: 1
  • 04-11-2017 - Enrolled, to House
  • 04-11-2017 - Signed, returned to Senate
  • 04-11-2017 - Sent to Governor
  • 04-17-2017 - Approved by Governor 04/17/2017

Votes (2)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Passed
03-09-2017THIRD READINGSenate3684yes
04-10-2017THIRD READINGHouse9216yes

News (1)

Oklahoma governor signs bills to end wind incentive, airfield loophole - NewsOK.com
Published by newsok.com
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:01:28 GMT

She said Oklahoma has become a national leader in wind energy. House Bill 2298, by Speaker Charles McCall, R-Atoka, and Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Schulz, R-Altus, ends the tax credit for new wind development July 1. .... Michael Teague ...

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