senate Bill S1201A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Suspends hydraulic fracturing for the extraction of natural gas or oil

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Jan 21, 2014 print number 1201a
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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S1201 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5592
2009-2010: S8129B

S1201 - Summary

Suspends hydraulic fracturing for the extraction of natural gas or oil; suspends the issuance of new permits for such drilling.

S1201 - Sponsor Memo

S1201 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1201

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 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 June 1, 2014.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04715-01-3

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S1201A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5592
2009-2010: S8129B

S1201A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Suspends hydraulic fracturing for the extraction of natural gas or oil; suspends the issuance of new permits for such drilling.

S1201A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1201A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1201--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  CARLUCCI, ADDABBO, AVELLA, ESPAILLAT, SQUADRON --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the  Committee  on  Environmental  Conservation  -- recommitted to the
  Committee on Environmental Conservation in accordance with Senate Rule
  6, sec. 8 -- 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 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 one year after the effective date of this act.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04715-02-4

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