senate Bill S3765
(R, C, IP) 42nd Senate District
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Prohibits contracts that relate or refer to hydraulic fracturing from containing provisions that prohibit the disclosure of the chemicals used by such processes; defines hydraulic fracturing.
TITLE OF BILL:
to amend the general obligations law, in relation to contracts relating
or referring to hydraulic fracturing
PURPOSE OF BILL:
To require that no contract relating or referring to hydraulic
fracturing shall prohibit the disclosure, by any party, of the
chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1. Amends the general obligations law by adding a new section
5-336 which defines the terms "hydraulic fracturing,"
"hydro-fracturing" and "hydro-fracking" and stipulates that no
contract relating or referring to hydraulic fracturing,
hydro-fracturing, and hydro-fracking shall prohibit the disclosure,
by any party, of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing or
diminish payment to any contracting patty as a result of the
inclusion of a provision disclosing the chemicals used in hydraulic
Section 2. Effective date
Those landowners who enter into contracts relating or referring to
hydraulic fracturing should not have to risk breaching their contract
by disclosing the chemicals involved in the process.
This act shall take effect immediately.
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