Oklahoma - SB867 - 2017

The Oklahoma Energy Jobs Act of 2017.

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Natural Gas Development

Added On: 05-23-2017
Updated On: 08-21-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Bryce Marlatt (Republican), Mike Schulz (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 - Engrossed to House
  • 05-20-2017 - First Reading
  • 05-20-2017 - Referred for engrossment
  • 05-20-2017 - Emergency passed: Ayes: 36 Nays: 9
  • 05-20-2017 - Measure passed: Ayes: 26 Nays: 19
  • 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 - Ayes: 42 Nays: 23
  • 05-24-2017 - Emergency failed: Ayes: 60 Nays: 32
  • 05-24-2017 - Motion to reconsider tabled
  • 05-24-2017 - JCR adopted
  • 05-24-2017 - Third Reading, Measure passed: Ayes: 51 Nays: 46
  • 05-24-2017 - General Order
  • 05-26-2017 - Sent to Governor
  • 05-26-2017 - Enrolled, to House
  • 05-26-2017 - Signed, returned to Senate
  • 05-26-2017 - To Senate
  • 05-26-2017 - Referred for enrollment
  • 05-26-2017 - Motion expired
  • 05-31-2017 - Approved by Governor 05/31/2017

Votes (4)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Other
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Passed
05-19-2017House800yes
05-20-2017Senate1900yes
05-24-2017House1800yes
05-24-2017House6100no

Sponsors (5)

News (5)

Schulz, Marlatt: New drilling will be a boon for Oklahoma - Journal Record (subscription)
Published by journalrecord.com
Sat, 03 Jun 2017 10:11:24 GMT

The bill earned the endorsement of the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association, Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association, and Coalition of Oklahoma Surface and Mineral Owners before it was approved by lawmakers. ... This law will bring additional drilling ...

Oklahoma House passes extended lateral drilling bill in close vote - NewsOK.com
Published by newsok.com
Thu, 25 May 2017 00:57:49 GMT

Three members switched their votes on Senate Bill 867 in the last few minutes, giving the bill 51 votes and securing its passage. The final vote was 51-46, with two members claiming constitutional privilege. The bill now goes to Gov. Mary Fallin. SB ...

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 ...