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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 205
Mining and drilling; regulate exploration and extraction of gas and oil; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 4 of Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to mining and drilling, so as to regulate the exploration and extraction of gas and oil in this state; to provide for a definition; to provide for authority to create an Oil and Gas Board under certain circumstances; to require the promulgation of rules and regulations related to drilling and extraction; to amend provisions relating to drilling permits; to increase the amount of bond security for drilling operations; to provide for authority of local governments; to impose a severance tax on the extraction of oil and gas; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/08/2018 - Effective Date
May/08/2018 - Act 481
May/08/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/02/2018 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/09/2018 - Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted
Jan/29/2018 - House Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/30/2017 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 25th, 52nd, 49th
Mar/30/2017 - House Conference Committee Appointed 5th, 36th, 106th
Mar/30/2017 - House Insisted
Mar/30/2017 - Senate Disagreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/28/2017 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub As Amended
Mar/24/2017 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/24/2017 - Senate Third Read
Mar/15/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/14/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/24/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/23/2017 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/23/2017 - House Third Readers
Feb/21/2017 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/07/2017 - House Second Readers
Feb/02/2017 - House First Readers
Feb/01/2017 - House Hopper
2/23/2017 Modified Structured Rule; 3/28/2017 House agreed to Senate Substitute as House amended; 3/30/2017 Senate disagreed to House Amendment to Senate Substitute; 3/30/2017 House Conferees: 5th, 36th, 106th; 3/30/2017 Senate Conferees: 25th, 52nd, 17th; 1/24/2018 Senator Miller of the 49th appointed to replace Senator Jeffares of the 17th as Conferee
Mar/09/2018 - Senate Vote #593Yea(51)Nay(0)NV(1)
Jan/29/2018 - House Vote #448Yea(164)Nay(2)NV(9)
Mar/28/2017 - House Vote #355Yea(168)Nay(1)NV(5)
Mar/24/2017 - Senate Vote #244Yea(52)Nay(0)NV(3)
Feb/23/2017 - House Vote #93Yea(162)Nay(1)NV(7)
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