senate Bill S8129B

Vetoed By Governor
2009-2010 Legislative Session

Suspends hydraulic fracturing for the extraction of natural gas or oil

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 13, 2010 vetoed memo.6837
Dec 01, 2010 delivered to governor
Nov 29, 2010 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.579
substituted for a11443b
Aug 04, 2010 referred to ways and means
Aug 03, 2010 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1429
Jun 18, 2010 print number 8129b
Jun 18, 2010 amend and recommit to rules
Jun 17, 2010 print number 8129a
Jun 17, 2010 amend and recommit to rules
Jun 14, 2010 reported and committed to rules
Jun 10, 2010 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Aug 3, 2010 - Rules committee Vote

S8129B
16
2
committee
16
Aye
2
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 14, 2010 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S8129
9
3
committee
9
Aye
3
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S8129 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11443
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5592, A7400
2013-2014: S1201

S8129 - Summary

Suspends hydraulic fracturing for the extraction of natural gas or oil until May 15, 2011; suspends the issuance of new permits for such drilling.

S8129 - Sponsor Memo

S8129 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8129

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 10, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to suspend hydraulic fracturing; and providing for the repeal  of
  such provisions upon the expiration thereof

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. (a) Notwithstanding any provision of law to  the  contrary,
there  is hereby established a suspension of the issuance of new permits
for horizontal drilling which utilizes the practice of  hydraulic  frac-
turing  in the state.  The purpose of such suspension shall be to afford
the state and its residents the opportunity to continue the  review  and
analysis  of  the effects of hydraulic fracturing on water quality, air,
environmental, safety and public health.
  (b) For the purposes of this  section,  "hydraulic  fracturing"  shall
mean  fracturing  of rock by man-made fluid-driven fracturing techniques
for the purpose of stimulating natural gas or oil well production.
  (c) For the purposes of this section, "horizontal drilling" shall mean
a technique whereby a vertical wellbore is turned up to  ninety  degrees
and drills in a generally horizontal direction for the purpose of stimu-
lating natural gas or oil well production.
  (d) This section shall not apply to permits issued prior to the effec-
tive  date  of this act for horizontal drilling operations which utilize
hydraulic fracturing that are subject to renewal.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire  and  be
deemed repealed on June 1, 2011.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD17696-03-0

Co-Sponsors

S8129A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11443
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5592, A7400
2013-2014: S1201

S8129A - Summary

Suspends hydraulic fracturing for the extraction of natural gas or oil until May 15, 2011; suspends the issuance of new permits for such drilling.

S8129A - Sponsor Memo

S8129A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 8129--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 10, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  THOMPSON,  OPPENHEIMER, PERKINS -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Environmental  Conservation  -- reported favorably from said committee
  and committed to the Committee on Rules -- committee discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to suspend hydraulic fracturing; and providing for the repeal  of
  such provisions upon the expiration thereof

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. There is hereby established a suspension of the issuance of
new permits for the drilling of a well which utilizes  the  practice  of
hydraulic  fracturing  for the purpose of stimulating natural gas or oil
in the Marcellus shale formation.
  The purpose of such suspension shall be to afford the  state  and  its
residents  the  opportunity  to  continue the review and analysis of the
effects of hydraulic fracturing on water and air quality,  environmental
safety and public health.
  For  the  purposes  of this section, "hydraulic fracturing" shall mean
the fracturing of rock by fluid for the purpose of  stimulating  natural
gas or oil for any purpose.
  This  section shall not apply to permits issued prior to the effective
date of this act which utilize hydraulic fracturing that are subject  to
renewal.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire and be
deemed repealed on May 15, 2011.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD17696-05-0

Co-Sponsors

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S8129B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11443
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5592, A7400
2013-2014: S1201

S8129B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Suspends hydraulic fracturing for the extraction of natural gas or oil until May 15, 2011; suspends the issuance of new permits for such drilling.

S8129B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8129B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 8129--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 10, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  THOMPSON,  OPPENHEIMER, PERKINS -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Environmental  Conservation  -- reported favorably from said committee
  and committed to the Committee on Rules -- committee discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to suspend hydraulic fracturing; and providing for the repeal of
  such provisions upon the expiration thereof

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. There is hereby established a suspension of the issuance of
new  permits  for  the drilling of a well which utilizes the practice of
hydraulic fracturing for the purpose of stimulating natural gas  or  oil
in  low  permeability  natural gas reservoirs, such as the Marcellus and
Utica shale formations.
  The purpose of such suspension shall be to afford the  state  and  its
residents  the  opportunity  to  continue the review and analysis of the
effects of hydraulic fracturing on water and air quality,  environmental
safety and public health.
  For  the  purposes  of this section, "hydraulic fracturing" shall mean
the fracturing of rock by fluid for the purpose of  stimulating  natural
gas or oil for any purpose.
  This  section shall not apply to permits issued prior to the effective
date of this act which utilize hydraulic fracturing that are subject  to
renewal.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire and be
deemed repealed on May 15, 2011.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD17696-06-0

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