HB 407 (BR 1685) - J. Gooch
AN ACT relating to oil and gas.
Amend KRS 353.510 to modify the definition of well; amend KRS 353.565 to increase from $50 to $150 the per diem of commission members; amend KRS 353.590 to require plat certification by a land surveyor and registered engineer for wells underlaid by coal-bearing stratum; require successor operator to well to pay $25 fee per well to the department; amend KRS 353.651 to increase entitlement of an operating owner in a pooled drilling unit from 1 1/4 to 2 times the share of the costs payable by or charged to the interest of the nonparticipating owner.
HB 407 - AMENDMENTS
HCA (1, J. Gooch) - Require plat certification by a licensed land surveyor; and remove requirement of plat certification by a land surveyor and registered engineer for wells underlaid by coal-bearing stratum.
HCA (2, J. Gooch) - Make technical correction to definition of "well."
Jan 19-introduced in House
Jan 20-to Natural Resources and Environment (H)
Jan 21-posted in committee
Feb 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendments (1) and (2)
Feb 10-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 14-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 15, 2000
Feb 15-3rd reading, passed 94-1 with committee amendments (1) and (2)
Feb 16-received in Senate
Feb 18-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
Mar 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 3-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 6-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 9, 2000
Mar 9-3rd reading, passed 37-0
Mar 10-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Mar 17-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 139)