MD HB1274 | 2013 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 23-0)
Status: Introduced on February 8 2013 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2013-03-14 - Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting the Department of the Environment from issuing a permit for the hydraulic fracturing of a well for the exploration or production of natural gas until specified conditions are met; requiring the Department of the Environment and the Department of Natural Resources to issue a specified risk assessment at the same time a specified report is issued; authorizing the Department of the Environment to establish and collect a specified fee under specified circumstances; etc.

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Maryland Hydraulic Fracturing Moratorium and Right to Know Act of 2013



2013-03-14HouseUnfavorable Report by Environmental Matters Withdrawn
2013-03-08HouseHearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.
2013-02-08HouseFirst Reading Environmental Matters


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