Oklahoma - SB867 - 2017

Oil and gas; creating Oklahoma Energy Jobs Act of 2017.

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Natural Gas Development

Added On: 05-23-2017
Updated On: 08-09-2018
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Charles McCall (Republican), Mike Schulz (Republican)





Actions (29)

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

Votes (7)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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05-19-2017House: Joint Committee on Appropriations and Budget: DO PASS AS AMENDED BY CSHouse1580yes
05-20-2017Senate: THIRD READINGSenate26191yes
05-24-2017House: SHALL DECISION OF CHAIR BE DECISION OF HOUSEHouse591822yes
05-24-2017House: SUSPEND JOINT RULESHouse236115no
05-24-2017House: THIRD READINGHouse51462yes
05-24-2017House: TABLE RECONSIDERAT IONHouse422334yes
05-24-2017House: EMERGENCYHouse60327yes

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 ...