Florida - HB 1043 - 2017

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Natural Gas Development

Added On: 04-06-2017
Updated On: 04-20-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Jason T Brodeur (House/Republican)

Actions (7)

  • 02-24-2017 - Filed
  • 03-06-2017 - Referred to Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee
  • 03-07-2017 - Introduced
  • 03-24-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, 03/28/17, 12:00 pm, Mashburn Hall
  • 03-28-2017 - CS by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 6
  • 03-29-2017 - Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
  • 03-29-2017 - CS by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee read 1st time

Votes (1)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
03-28-2017Favorable With Committee Substitute (Energy & Utilities Subcommittee)House960yes

News (4)

On deck: Fracking ban, proposal to allow FPL to charge for fracking - Palm Beach Post
Published by palmbeachpost.com
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 22:10:12 GMT

Fracking is legal in Florida, but the controversial method also known as hydraulic fracturing is not in use now in the state. The state produces a small but significant amount of oil and natural gas each year through conventional drilling, and has ...

Bill permitting Florida PSC to allow natural gas investments passes Senate committee - Florida Politics (blog)
Published by floridapolitics.com
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 22:14:25 GMT

The legislation would allow any Florida power company using natural gas for 65 percent or more of its electricity generation to explore out-of-state for natural gas using residential ratepayer's money. The bill from Fernandina Beach Republican Aaron ...

Dana Young's anti-fracking bill advances in Senate - Tampabay.com (blog)
Published by tampabay.com
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 10:00:23 GMT

Meanwhile, as one committee attempted to ban fracking, two lawmakers filed legislation this week that would change state law and allow Florida Power & Light to charge customers, and profit from, speculative natural gas fracking. The bill, HB 1043 by Rep.

FPL's fracking investment bill passes committee despite objections - Tampabay.com
Published by tampabay.com
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:35:33 GMT

The bill, HB 1043 by Rep. Jason Brodeur, R-Sanford, would give the Florida Public Service Commission the authority to allow utilities that generate at least 65 percent of their electricity using natural gas to invest in oil and natural gas exploration ...