2016 Legislation
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OIL AND GAS – Amends existing law regarding applications for permits or certain authorizations to drill or treat wells; to provide that the Department of Lands shall have specified responsibilities associated with spacing units and unit operations; to revise provisions regarding the integration of tracts and integration orders and to provide for the confidentiality of certain information; and to revise and to set forth provisions and procedures associated with rulemaking, complaints, application for orders, petitions, orders and appeals.
  02/15 Introduced; read first time; referred to JR for Printing  
  02/16 Reported Printed; referred to Resources & Environment  
  02/22 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading  
  02/23 Read second time; filed for Third Reading  
  02/25 Retained on calendar  
  Read third time in full – PASSED - 31-4-0
AYES – Anthon, Bair, Bayer, Brackett, Davis, Den Hartog, Guthrie, Hagedorn, Harris, Heider, Hill, Johnson, Keough, Lacey, Lakey, Lee, Lodge, Martin, McKenzie, Mortimer, Nonini, Nuxoll, Patrick, Rice, Schmidt, Siddoway, Souza, Thayn, Vick, Ward-Engelking, Winder
NAYS – Buckner-Webb, Burgoyne, Jordan, Stennett
Absent and excused – None
Floor Sponsor - Siddoway
Title apvd - to House
  02/26 Received from the Senate, Filed for First Reading  
  Read First Time, Referred to Resources & Conservation  
  03/02 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation, Filed for Second Reading  
  03/03 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading  
  03/04 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar until Monday, March 7, 2016  
  03/07 Read Third Time in Full – PASSED - 50-19-1
AYES – Anderst, Andrus, Barbieri, Bateman, Batt, Bell, Beyeler, Boyle, Burtenshaw, Chaney, Cheatham, Clow, Collins, Crane, Dayley, Dixon, Gestrin, Gibbs, Harris, Hartgen, Hixon, Holtzclaw, Horman, Kauffman, Kerby, Loertscher, Malek(Chadderdon), McDonald, McMillan, Mendive, Miller, Monks, Nate, Nye, Packer, Palmer, Perry, Raybould, Redman, Romrell, Scott, Sims, Thompson, Troy, Trujillo, VanOrden, Vander Woude, Wood, Youngblood, Mr. Speaker
NAYS – Anderson, Chew, DeMordaunt, Erpelding, Gannon, Jordan, King, Kloc, Luker, McCrostie, Moyle, Nielsen, Pence, Rubel, Rudolph, Rusche, Smith, Wills, Wintrow
Absent – Shepherd
Floor Sponsor - Boyle
Title apvd - to Senate
  03/08 Returned From House Passed; referred to enrolling  
  Reported enrolled; signed by President; to House for signature of Speaker  
  03/09 Received from Senate; Signed by Speaker; Returned to Senate  
  03/10 Reported signed by the Speaker & ordered delivered to Governor  
  Reported delivered to Governor at 11:31 a.m. on 03/10/16  
  03/16 Signed by Governor on 03/16/16
    Session Law Chapter 48
    Effective: 03/16/2016