Oklahoma - SB284 - 2017

Oil and gas; Energy Jobs Act of 2017; multiunit horizontal wells in certain targeted reservoirs.

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Added On: 03-25-2017
Updated On: 03-22-2017
Status: Passed One Chamber
Primary Sponsors: Charles McCall (Republican), Mike Schulz (Republican)





Actions (26)

  • 02-06-2017 - First Reading
  • 02-06-2017 - Authored by Senator Schulz
  • 02-07-2017 - Second Reading referred to Energy
  • 03-02-2017 - Emergency clause stricken
  • 03-02-2017 - Reported Do Pass, amended by committee substitute Energy committee; CR filed
  • 03-02-2017 - Title stricken
  • 03-14-2017 - Coauthored by Representative McCall (principal House author)
  • 03-22-2017 - Referred for engrossment
  • 03-22-2017 - Measure passed: Ayes: 43 Nays: 0
  • 03-22-2017 - General Order, Amended
  • 03-23-2017 - Engrossed to House
  • 03-23-2017 - First Reading
  • 03-28-2017 - Second Reading referred to Energy and Natural Resources
  • 04-13-2017 - Enacting clause stricken
  • 04-13-2017 - Coauthored by Representative(s) McBride
  • 04-13-2017 - CR; Do Pass, as amended, Energy and Natural Resources Committee
  • 04-27-2017 - Referred for engrossment
  • 04-27-2017 - Third Reading, Measure passed: Ayes: 62 Nays: 22
  • 04-27-2017 - Considered
  • 04-27-2017 - Laid over
  • 04-27-2017 - General Order
  • 05-01-2017 - HAs read
  • 05-01-2017 - Engrossed, signed, to Senate
  • 05-02-2017 - HAs rejected, conference requested
  • 05-08-2017 - SCs named Schulz, Marlatt, Fields, Griffin, David, Sparks, Bass
  • 05-24-2017 - Request for conference rescinded; returned to House Amendments

Votes (3)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
03-22-2017Senate: THIRD READINGSenate4305yes
04-13-2017House: Energy and Natural Resources Committee: DO PASS AS AMENDED, STRIKE THE E NACTING CLAUSEHouse1250yes
04-27-2017House: THIRD READINGHouse622214yes

Sponsors (3)

News (6)

Oil and gas legislation passes House committee test - Tulsa World
Published by tulsaworld.com
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:13:07 GMT

Senate Bill 284, by President Pro Tem Mike Schulz, R-Altus, and its alter ego, SB 669, by Sen. Bryce Marlatt, R-Woodward, were adopted by identical 12-5 votes, with Republican Todd Thomsen of Ada ... SB 669, backed by the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum ...

Group of vertical producers want increase in Oklahoma severance taxes - NewsOK.com
Published by newsok.com
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 05:01:42 GMT

A group of small vertical oil producers has proposed raising Oklahoma's gross production tax to 7 percent, an idea larger energy associations said is a non-starter for their members as the state faces a $878 million budget shortfall. ... Association ...

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

Senate Bill 867 is supported by the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association, Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association and the Coalition of Oklahoma Surface and Mineral Owners. Notably absent ... SB 867 effectively replaces two earlier bills, SB 284 and SB ...

Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association touts long-lateral bills - NewsOK.com
Published by newsok.com
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:00:14 GMT

Longer horizontal drilling in nonshale formations is back before the Oklahoma Legislature as the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association touted it Tuesday as a partial solution to the state's budget woes. The association and its members, ... Two bills in the ...

Oil CEOs lobby for longer laterals - NewsOK.com
Published by newsok.com
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 06:02:49 GMT

The executives and representatives from the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Association met with reporters and lobbied legislators in support of Senate Bill 284 and House Bill 1613, together known as the Oklahoma Energy Jobs Act. The bills would allow companies ...

Long-lateral drilling bills advance in Oklahoma Legislature - NewsOK.com (registration)
Published by newsok.com
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:00:14 GMT

A handful of lawsuits have been filed in district courts across the state alleging "well bashing," or horizontal producers encroaching on the existing production of vertical wells. "We've actually been at this for about five years off and on ...