Bill Status of SB2153 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: UNDERGROUND CO2 STORAGE ACT
Sen. Bill Cunningham
| 3/31/2023||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Underground Carbon Dioxide Storage Act. Provides that the Act applies to the underground storage of carbon dioxide but does not apply to extractable mineral resources, and the rights and requirements of the Act are subordinate to the rights pertaining to oil, gas, and coal resources. Provides that a storage operator may not operate a storage facility without a storage facility permit issued by the Department of Natural Resources. Includes provisions regarding: pore space ownership; integration of ownership interests; fees; requirements for drilling near a storage facility; the applicability of certain tort claims; certificate of project completion; and rulemaking. Creates the Carbon Dioxide Storage Administrative Fund and the Carbon Dioxide Long-Term Trust Fund. Makes corresponding changes in the State Finance Act. Effective immediately.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/10/2023||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Bill Cunningham|| 2/10/2023||Senate||First Reading|| 2/10/2023||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 2/28/2023||Senate||Assigned to Energy and Public Utilities|| 3/10/2023||Senate||Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 24, 2023|| 3/23/2023||Senate||Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 31, 2023|| 3/31/2023||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|