Louisiana - HB98 - 2017

To amend and reenact R.S. 30:87(A), (B), and (F) and to repeal R.S. 30:87(D), relative to oilfield site restoration fees; to provide relative to the applicability of the fees; to remove certain references; to repeal the provision that oilfield site restoration fees are proportional to severance tax collected on the production of the well; and to provide for related matters.

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Natural Gas Development

Added On: 04-30-2017
Updated On: 07-05-2017
Primary Sponsor: Stuart J. Bishop (House/Republican)

Actions (9)

  • 03-23-2017 - Under the rules, provisionally referred to the Committee on Natural Resources and Environment.
  • 03-23-2017 - Prefiled.
  • 04-10-2017 - Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Natural Resources and Environment.
  • 04-26-2017 - Reported with amendments (15-0).
  • 04-27-2017 - Read by title, amended, ordered engrossed, passed to 3rd reading.
  • 04-27-2017 - Scheduled for floor debate on 05/02/17.
  • 05-02-2017 - Read third time by title, roll called on final passage, yeas 98, nays 0. The bill, having received two-thirds vote of the elected members, was finally passed, title adopted, ordered to the Senate.
  • 05-03-2017 - Received in the Senate. Read first time by title and placed on the Calendar for a second reading.
  • 05-08-2017 - Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Natural Resources.

Votes (1)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
05-02-2017FINAL PASSAGE (#134)House9806yes

Sponsors (2)

News (1)

Bill would cut taxes for fossil fuel producers reviving dormant wells - New Orleans CityBusiness (blog)
Published by neworleanscitybusiness.com
Tue, 23 May 2017 15:54:36 GMT

Oil and gas producers are supporting a bill in the state Legislature that would provide a tax incentive to reactivate wells made dormant by the three-year downturn in prices, saying it will help revive production, bring in tax revenue and stem the ...