Florida - SB 1238 - 2017

Relating to utility investments in gas reserves...

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Natural Gas Development

Added On: 04-06-2017
Updated On: 04-23-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Aaron Bean (Senate/Republican)





Actions (9)

  • 02-24-2017 - Filed
  • 03-06-2017 - Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Rules
  • 03-07-2017 - Introduced
  • 03-09-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 03/14/17, 2:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
  • 03-14-2017 - Now in Rules
  • 03-14-2017 - Favorable by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; YEAS 8 NAYS 0
  • 04-12-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/12/17, 5:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
  • 04-19-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/19/17, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
  • 04-20-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/25/17, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building

Votes (1)

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Passed
03-14-2017FavorableSenate800yes

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

House advances bill allowing FPL to charge customers for out-of-state speculative investments - Florida Politics (blog)
Published by floridapolitics.com
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:35:01 GMT

State lawmakers advanced a proposal Tuesday to allow Florida Power & Light to charge customers for speculative oil and gas investments. After two and a ... Fernandina Republican Aaron Bean is sponsoring the companion in the bill (SB 1238) in the Senate.