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 Bill Status of SB1418  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  HYDRAULIC FRACTURING BAN

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Mattie Hunter - Iris Y. Martinez - Dan Kotowski - Don Harmon - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Heather A. Steans, Ira I. Silverstein, Daniel Biss and Melinda Bush

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 725/30 new
225 ILCS 725/35 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Oil and Gas Act. Provides that no person shall conduct high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing operations without express legislative authorization, which shall not be granted until after receipt of the findings and recommendations of the Hydraulic Fracturing Task Force. Creates the Hydraulic Fracturing Task Force. Provides that the purpose of the Task Force is to conduct a thorough review of the regulation of hydraulic fracturing operations in Illinois and to gather information, review, evaluate, and make recommendations regarding the regulation of hydraulic fracturing operations in Illinois. Sets forth the membership of the task force. Provides that the Task Force shall provide its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly within 2 years after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Repeals the provisions creating the Task Force on July 1, 2016. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/6/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/6/2013SenateFirst Reading
  2/6/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2013SenateAssigned to Energy
  3/7/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/12/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/13/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/14/2013SenatePostponed - Energy
  3/15/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/15/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/15/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/15/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/15/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/19/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Energy
  3/19/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Energy
  3/20/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/20/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/21/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/21/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Energy
  3/21/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Energy
  3/21/2013SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (EN)
  3/22/2013SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  3/22/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  3/22/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/3/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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