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2014 House Bill 5255: Authorize eminent domain for oil well CO2 pipelines

Public Act 84 of 2014

  1. Introduced by Rep. Thomas Stallworth, III (D) on January 23, 2014, to extend the state law authorizing eminent domain takings for gas, oil and other pipeline easements, so it also includes pipelines carrying carbon dioxide used to produce hydrocarbons in secondary or “enhanced recovery” operations. See also House Bill 4885, which would cut the tax on oil and gas extracted using enhanced recovery.
    • Referred to the House Energy and Technology Committee on January 23, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on February 4, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on February 12, 2014. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on February 12, 2014.
  2. Passed 69 to 41 in the House on February 13, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on February 18, 2014.
    • Referred to the Senate Energy and Technology Committee on February 18, 2014.
      • Reported in the Senate on March 5, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on March 13, 2014. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 13, 2014.
  4. Passed 26 to 12 in the Senate on March 18, 2014, to extend the state law authorizing eminent domain takings for gas, oil and other pipeline easements, so it also includes pipelines carrying carbon dioxide used to produce hydrocarbons in secondary or “enhanced recovery” operations. See also House Bill 4885, which would cut the tax on oil and gas extracted using enhanced recovery.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Moved to reconsider by Sen. Arlan Meekhof (R) on March 18, 2014, the vote by which the bill was passed. The motion passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 18, 2014.
  6. Received in the Senate on March 18, 2014.
  7. Passed 25 to 13 in the Senate on March 18, 2014, to extend the state law authorizing eminent domain takings for gas, oil and other pipeline easements, so it also includes pipelines carrying carbon dioxide used to produce hydrocarbons in secondary or “enhanced recovery” operations. See also House Bill 4885, which would cut the tax on oil and gas extracted using enhanced recovery.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  8. Received in the House on March 18, 2014.
  9. Passed 67 to 43 in the House on March 20, 2014, to concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  10. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on April 1, 2014.

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