California - SB248 - 2015

Oil and gas.

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Natural Gas Development

Added On: 02-21-2015
Updated On: 11-29-2016
Status: Failed
Primary Sponsor: Fran Pavley (Democratic)





Actions (24)

  • 02-18-2015 - Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
  • 02-19-2015 - From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 21.
  • 02-26-2015 - Referred to Com. on N.R. & W.
  • 04-02-2015 - Set for hearing April 14.
  • 04-06-2015 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on N.R. & W.
  • 04-14-2015 - From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 2. Page 592.) (April 14). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 05-05-2015 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 05-05-2015 - Set for hearing May 11.
  • 05-11-2015 - May 11 hearing: Placed on APPR. suspense file.
  • 05-23-2015 - Set for hearing May 28.
  • 05-28-2015 - From committee: Do pass as amended. (Ayes 5. Noes 2. Page 1150.) (May 28).
  • 06-01-2015 - Read second time and amended. Ordered to third reading.
  • 06-04-2015 - In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
  • 06-04-2015 - Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 22. Noes 18. Page 1334.) Ordered to the Assembly.
  • 06-15-2015 - Referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
  • 07-01-2015 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
  • 07-15-2015 - From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 2.) (July 13).
  • 07-16-2015 - Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 08-17-2015 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 08-19-2015 - August 19 set for first hearing. Placed on APPR. suspense file.
  • 08-27-2015 - August 27 hearing postponed by committee.
  • 08-11-2016 - August 11 hearing. Held in committee and under submission.
  • 11-30-2016 - From committee without further action.
  • 11-30-2016 - From Assembly without further action.

Votes (5)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Other
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Passed
04-14-2015Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on AppropriationsSenate621yes
05-11-2015Placed on Appropriations Suspense fileSenate700yes
05-28-2015Do pass as amendedSenate520yes
06-04-2015Senate 3rd Reading SB248 PavleySenate22180yes
07-13-2015Do pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on AppropriationsHouse621yes

News (2)

Senate Passes Pavley's Well Injection Bill - SCVNEWS.com
Published by scvnews.com
Thu, 04 Jun 2015 22:53:42 GMT

SB 248 is urgently needed. Officials of the state's troubled Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources testified at recent hearings of the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee that they'd improperly permitted 2,500 oil and gas wells. The revelation raised serious questions about the ... to not report some of its oil and gas-drilling activities. The bill is backed by the Assn. of California Water Agencies, the California League of Conservation Voters, community organizations and environmental advocates.

Sen. Pavley Authors Bill For More Well, Drilling Transparency - KHTS Radio
Published by hometownstation.com
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:16:19 GMT

“SB 248 sends a clear signal that California intends to closely monitor all oil and gas well activity, which will be completely transparent to the public,” Pavley said. “Regulatory accountability is essential and will help us make sure the safety of the state's ...