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HR 928

Title: Fracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act
Author: Rep. Louie Gohmert (REP-TX)

Summary
This bill gives states the sole authority to promulgate or enforce any regulation, guidance, or permit requirement regarding hydraulic fracturing on or under any land within their boundaries. Hydraulic fracturing or fracking is a process to extract underground resources such as oil or gas from a geologic formation by injecting water, a propping agent (e.g., sand), and chemical additives into a well under enough pressure to fracture the geological formation.</p> <p>Hydraulic fracturing on federal land must comply with the law of the state in which the land is located.</p>

Status
Introduced in House 02/07/2017
Introduced in House 02/07/2017
Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/07/2017
Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/07/2017
Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/07/2017
Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/07/2017
Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Agriculture, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/07/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment. 02/08/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment. 02/10/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources. 02/22/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry. 02/24/2017

Bill Text
08/16/2017 - HR 928 (Introduced+in+House)
02/07/2017 - HR 928 (Introduced+in+House)
02/07/2017 - HR 928 (Introduced+in+House)

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Author Details


    Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX)
    () - U.S. Representative

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    Capital Address:
    2243 Rayburn House Office Building

    Washington, DC 20515-4301
    Phone: (202) 225-3035

    District Address:
    1121 ESE Loop 323, Suite 206

    Tyler, TX 75701
    Phone: (903) 561-6349
    Fax: (903) 561-7110

 
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