S.F. No. 0083

Oil and gas operations-bonding requirement.

 

Sponsored By: Senator(s) Anderson, JD S02, Burns, Hines and Schiffer and Representative(s) Barlow, Berger and Madden

 

AN ACT relating to oil and gas; increasing minimum surety bond or other guaranty required for entry upon land for oil and gas operations; setting a minimum blanket bond amount for entry upon land for oil and gas operations; specifying applicability; and providing for an effective date.

 

2/10/2014 Bill Number Assigned

2/11/2014 S Received for Introduction

2/12/2014 S Introduced and Referred to S09

 

ROLL CALL

Ayes: Senator(s) Anderson, JD S02, Barnard, Burns, Case, Christensen, Coe, Craft, Driskill, Emerich, Esquibel, F., Geis, Hastert, Hicks, Hines, Johnson, Landen, Meier, Nicholas, P., Nutting, Peterson, Ross, Rothfuss, Schiffer, Scott and Von Flatern

 

Nays: Senator(s) Anderson, JL S28, Bebout, Cooper, Dockstader and Perkins

Ayes 25 Nays 5 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0

 

2/17/2014 S09 Recommended Do Pass

 

ROLL CALL

Ayes: Senator(s) Anderson, JD S02, Cooper, Hines and Rothfuss

Nays: Senator(s) Coe

Ayes 4 Nays 1 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0

 

2/17/2014 S Placed on General File

 

SF0083SW001/FAILED

Page 1-line 16 Delete through "($10,000.00)" insert "six thousand dollars ($6,000.00)".

Page 2-line 12 Delete "ten".

Page 2-line 13 Delete "thousand dollars ($10,000.00)" insert "six thousand dollars ($6,000.00)". COOPER, COE

 

2/20/2014 S Passed COW

2/21/2014 S Passed 2nd Reading

2/24/2014 S Passed 3rd Reading

 

ROLL CALL

Ayes: Senator(s) Anderson, JD S02, Anderson, JL S28, Barnard, Burns, Case, Craft, Emerich, Esquibel, F., Hastert, Hicks, Hines, Johnson, Nicholas, P., Nutting, Peterson, Ross, Rothfuss, Schiffer, Scott and Von Flatern

Nays: Senator(s) Bebout, Christensen, Coe, Cooper, Dockstader, Driskill, Geis, Landen, Meier and Perkins

Ayes 20 Nays 10 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0

 

2/24/2014 H Received for Introduction

2/24/2014 H Introduced and Referred to H09

2/26/2014 H09 Recommended Do Pass

 

ROLL CALL

Ayes: Representative(s) Byrd, Cannady, Greear, Kasperik, Larsen, Lockhart, Sommers and Winters

Nays: Representative(s) Reeder

Ayes 8 Nays 1 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0

 

2/26/2014 H Placed on General File

2/28/2014 H Passed COW

 

SF0083H2001/FAILED

Page 1-line 9 After "(b)" insert "and by creating a new subsection (h)".

Page 1-line 16 Delete "ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00)" insert "an amount as provided in subsection (h) of this section".

Page 2-line 12 Delete "ten" insert "an amount as provided in subsection (h) of this section".

Page 2-line 13 Delete "thousand dollars ($10,000.00)".

Page 3-After line 3 Insert:

"(h)  The amount of surety bond required under subsection (b) of this section shall be in the following amounts for the following depth or length of the well:

(i)  Zero to not more than two thousand (2,000) feet two thousand dollars ($2,000.00);

(ii)  More than two thousand (2,000) but not more than five thousand (5,000) feet five thousand dollars ($5,000.000);

(iii)  More than five thousand (5,000) feet ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00).". MILLER, GREEAR

 

3/3/2014 H Passed 2nd Reading

 

SF0083H3001/WITHDRAWN

 

3/4/2014 H Passed 3rd Reading

 

ROLL CALL

Ayes: Representative(s) Barlow, Berger, Blake, Blevins, Blikre, Brown, Byrd, Campbell, Cannady, Coleman, Connolly, Eklund, Esquibel, K., Filer, Freeman, Gingery, Goggles, Greene, Harvey, Hunt, Hutchings, Kirkbride, Kroeker, Madden, Moniz, Nicholas, B., Patton, Paxton, Petroff, Semlek, Sommers, Wilson, Winters, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Nays: Representative(s) Baker, Burkhart, Davison, Gay, Greear, Halverson, Harshman, Jaggi, Kasperik, Krone, Larsen, Lockhart, Loucks, Mader, McKim, Miller, Northrup, Piiparinen, Reeder, Teeters, Walters and Watt

Conflicts: Representative(s) Lubnau, Stubson and Throne

Ayes 35 Nays 22 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 3

 

3/4/2014 Assigned Number SEA No. 0053

3/5/2014 S President Signed SEA No. 0053

3/5/2014 H Speaker Signed SEA No. 0053

3/10/2014 Governor Signed SEA No. 0053

3/11/2014 Assigned Chapter Number

 

Chapter No. 0116 Session Laws of Wyoming 2014