S.1234 - Fracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Inhofe, James M. [R-OK] (Introduced 06/26/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||06/26/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1234 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/26/2013)
Fracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act - Grants any state sole authority to promulgate or enforce any regulation, guidance, or permit requirement regarding the treatment of a well by the application of fluids under pressure to which propping agents may be added for the expressly designed purpose of initiating or propagating fractures in a target geologic formation in order to enhance production of oil, gas, or geothermal production activities on or under land within the boundaries of that state.
Subjects such a well treatment on federal land to state law as well.