Oklahoma - SB 867 - 2017

The Oklahoma Energy Jobs Act of 2017.

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Natural Gas Development

Added On: 05-23-2017
Updated On: 06-28-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Charles A. McCall (House/Republican), Mike Schulz (Senate/Republican)





Actions (29)

  • 05-08-2017 - Coauthored by Representative McBride
  • 05-08-2017 - Coauthored by Representative McCall (principal House author)
  • 05-08-2017 - Authored by Senator Schulz
  • 05-08-2017 - First Reading
  • 05-09-2017 - Coauthored by Senator Marlatt
  • 05-09-2017 - Second Reading referred to Joint Committee on Appropriations and Budget
  • 05-09-2017 - coauthored by Martinez
  • 05-19-2017 - Reported Do Pass, amended by committee substitute Joint Committee on Appropriations and Budget committee; JCR filed
  • 05-20-2017 - First Reading
  • 05-20-2017 - Engrossed to House
  • 05-20-2017 - Referred for engrossment
  • 05-20-2017 - Measure passed: Ayes: 26 Nays: 19
  • 05-20-2017 - Emergency passed: Ayes: 36 Nays: 9
  • 05-20-2017 - JCR adopted
  • 05-22-2017 - Second Reading, direct to Joint Calendar
  • 05-24-2017 - Notice served to reconsider vote by Representative Watson
  • 05-24-2017 - Emergency failed: Ayes: 60 Nays: 32
  • 05-24-2017 - Ayes: 42 Nays: 23
  • 05-24-2017 - Motion to reconsider tabled
  • 05-24-2017 - Third Reading, Measure passed: Ayes: 51 Nays: 46
  • 05-24-2017 - JCR adopted
  • 05-24-2017 - General Order
  • 05-26-2017 - Sent to Governor
  • 05-26-2017 - Signed, returned to Senate
  • 05-26-2017 - Enrolled, to House
  • 05-26-2017 - Referred for enrollment
  • 05-26-2017 - Motion expired
  • 05-26-2017 - To Senate
  • 05-31-2017 - Approved by Governor 05/31/2017

Votes (6)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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05-20-2017THIRD READINGSenate26191yes
05-24-2017EMERGENCYHouse60327no
05-24-2017SUSPEND JOINTHouse236115no
05-24-2017THIRD READINGHouse51462yes
05-24-2017TABLE RECONSIDERATHouse422334yes
05-24-2017SHALL DECISION OFHouse591822yes

News (3)

Extended horizontal drilling compromise reached by major Oklahoma energy associations - NewsOK.com
Published by newsok.com
Wed, 10 May 2017 10:04:45 GMT

Longer horizontal drilling in nonshale formations in Oklahoma would be allowed under compromise legislation unveiled Tuesday. Senate Bill 867 is supported by the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association, Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association and the ...

Senate committee approves 'Oklahoma Energy Jobs Act of 2017' - Sandite Pride News, LLC (satire) (press release) (blog)
Published by sanditepride.com
Wed, 10 May 2017 16:24:40 GMT

OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma Senate committee on Tuesday gave approval to a major jobs bill from Senate President Pro Tempore Mike Schulz that is anticipated to spur a significant increase in oil and gas drilling in the state of Oklahoma, creating ...

Oklahoma vertical well group blasts 'compromise' bill over horizontal drilling - NewsOK.com
Published by newsok.com
Thu, 11 May 2017 15:41:36 GMT

The bill also allows vertical operators to participate in horizontal development on a zone by zone basis. OIPA said the Oklahoma Energy Producers Alliance was using scare tactics over well bashing to derail SB 867. "They make it sound as if it's an ...

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