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 Bill Status of SB3328  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  FRACKING-MAHOMET AQUIFER

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein, William Delgado and Heather A. Steans

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 732/1-137 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources shall, immediately upon passage of this amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly, suspend acceptance or approval of any and all new permits for high volume horizontal fracturing operations or horizontal drilling with fracturing operations in any and all of the geographic areas in the 9-county area situated over or located above the Mahomet aquifer in this State. Provides that the Department shall work with the Illinois State Geological Survey and the Mahomet Aquifer Consortium to determine exact map locations of all areas in this State that are situated over or located above the Mahomet aquifer. Creates the Mahomet Aquifer Task Force to investigate any and all adverse effects of high volume hydraulic fracturing operations or horizontal drilling with fracturing operations. Requires the Task Force to report to the General Assembly and the Governor on its findings.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/14/2014SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/25/2014SenateAssigned to Energy
  3/21/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/21/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/25/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Energy
  3/27/2014SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (EN)
  3/27/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 To Subcommittee on Special Issues (EN)
  3/28/2014SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 11, 2014
  4/8/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  4/8/2014SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/11/2014SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/11/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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