Oregon - HB2711 - 2017

Relating to hydraulic fracturing; declaring an emergency.

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Natural Gas Development

Added On: 03-24-2017
Updated On: 07-06-2017
Status: Failed
Primary Sponsors: Ken Helm (Democratic), John Lively (Democratic)





Actions (16)

  • 01-09-2017 - First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
  • 01-17-2017 - Referred to Energy and Environment.
  • 03-08-2017 - Public Hearing held.
  • 04-12-2017 - Work Session held.
  • 04-17-2017 - Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed A-Engrossed.
  • 04-18-2017 - Second reading.
  • 04-19-2017 - Rules suspended. Carried over to April 20, 2017 Calendar.
  • 04-20-2017 - Rules suspended. Carried over to April 24, 2017 Calendar.
  • 04-24-2017 - Rules suspended. Carried over to April 25, 2017 Calendar.
  • 04-25-2017 - Vote explanation(s) filed by Smith DB.
  • 04-25-2017 - Third reading. Carried by Helm. Passed.Ayes, 32; Nays, 26--Barreto, Bentz, Buehler, Esquivel, Hack, Hayden, Huffman, Johnson, Kennemer, Lewis, McKeown, McLane, Nearman, Noble, Olson, Parrish, Post, Reschke, Smith DB, Smith G, Sprenger, Stark, Vial, Whisnant, Wilson, Witt; Excused, 2--Boone, Heard.
  • 04-26-2017 - First reading. Referred to President's desk.
  • 05-01-2017 - Referred to Environment and Natural Resources.
  • 05-18-2017 - Public Hearing Cancelled.
  • 05-22-2017 - Public Hearing held.
  • 07-07-2017 - In committee upon adjournment.

Votes (3)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
04-12-2017House Committee Do pass with amendments. (Printed A-Eng.)House540yes
04-25-2017House Third ReadingHouse6000yes
04-25-2017House Third ReadingHouse32262yes

Sponsors (15)

News (1)

Oregon House Votes to Enact 10-Year Ban on Natural Gas Fracking - The Lund Report
Published by thelundreport.org
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:32:10 GMT

The Oregon House voted 32-26 on Tuesday to put a 10-year moratorium on fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, a risky style of natural gas extraction that has led to minor earthquakes and contaminated water in other states. “It's not a ... HB 2711 defines ...