Bill Status of HB1135 95th General Assembly
Short Description: CLEAN COAL PROJECTS-INDEMNIFY
Rep. Chapin Rose - Ron Stephens - Shane Cultra - Sandra M. Pihos and Ed Sullivan, Jr.
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Clean-Coal Project Indemnification Act. Requires the Attorney General to appear and defend an operator of a clean-coal project in civil proceedings commenced against the operator arising from the escape or migration of injected carbon dioxide. Sets forth requirements and procedures for the representation. Requires the State to indemnify the operator unless the conduct or inaction that gave rise to the claim or cause of action was intentional, wilful, or wanton misconduct. Effective immediately.