Maine - LD1453 - 2017

An Act To Regulate Hydraulic Fracturing To Prevent Threats to Maine's Drinking Water

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Natural Gas Development

Added On: 04-19-2017
Updated On: 05-24-2017
Status: Failed
Primary Sponsors: Robert Duchesne (Democratic), Geoffrey Gratwick (Democratic), John Martin (Democratic), Thomas Saviello (Republican), Ralph Tucker (Democratic)





Actions (11)

  • 04-18-2017 - The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES in concurrence
  • 04-18-2017 - Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
  • 04-18-2017 - The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
  • 04-18-2017 - Committee on Environment and Natural Resources suggested and ordered printed.
  • 05-24-2017 - Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
  • 05-24-2017 - On motion of Representative TUCKER of Brunswick, the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report was ACCEPTED.
  • 05-24-2017 - Reports READ.
  • 05-25-2017 - Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)
  • 05-25-2017 - Roll Call Ordered Roll Call Number 176 Yeas 35 - Nays 0 - Excused 0 - Absent 0
  • 05-25-2017 - On motion by Senator SAVIELLO of Franklin the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report ACCEPTED. in concurrence
  • 05-25-2017 - Reports Read

Votes (1)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
05-25-2017Accept Maj Ontp Rpt RC #176Senate3500yes

Sponsors (6)

News (2)

Bill seeks to regulate 'fracking' in Maine - Press Herald
Published by pressherald.com
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 08:09:03 GMT

AUGUSTA — A legislative committee will hold a public hearing Monday on a bill that would require state environmental regulators to establish rules governing the controversial practice known as “hydraulic fracking.” During fracking, companies ... The ...

Sponsor asks to kill bill to regulate 'fracking' in Maine - Press Herald
Published by pressherald.com
Mon, 01 May 2017 22:57:52 GMT

John Martin, D-Eagle Lake, said he originally hoped to ban the practice after a northern Maine television station aired a story about potential efforts to use fracking in neighboring New Brunswick. But the final version of the bill, L.D. 1453, instead ...