State-owned uplands; hydraulic fracturing. (HB915)

Introduced By

Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill) with support from co-patron Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Hydraulic fracturing on state-owned uplands. Requires that any permit or lease for oil or gas exploration or extraction on state-owned uplands allow the use of hydraulic fracturing. Amends § 2.2-1157, § 45.1-361.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/08/2014Committee
01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102956D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/10/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB915)
01/27/2014Assigned ACNRsub: Natural Resources
01/29/2014Subcommittee recommends striking from docket
02/12/2014Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources

Comments

Erica Gray writes:

NO to fracking!
USGS report released today 1/17/14 ~ http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/man-made-earthquakes/?from=image

Erica Gray writes:

Striking it is good.
We don't want to end up like Texas.
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/video/2013/dec/14/fracking-ponder-texas-video