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 Bill Status of SB3492  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  FRACKING-EARTHQUAKES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dan Kotowski - Melinda Bush, William Delgado and Heather A. Steans

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 732/1-99.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources shall suspend the acceptance or approval of any and all new or modified permits for high volume horizontal fracturing wells and operations, horizontal drilled wells with fracturing operations, and Class II injection wells that are near specified areas. Establishes the Illinois Active Earthquake Zone Investigative Task Force. Provides requirements for the Task Force's investigation and report concerning the effects of hydraulic fracturing, horizontal drilling, and Class II injection wells on seismicity in this State. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dan Kotowski
  2/14/2014SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/5/2014SenateAssigned to Energy
  3/11/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/11/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/20/2014SenateSenate 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
  4/8/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  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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