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2014 House Bill 5274: Preempt locals from restricting CO2 pipelines

Public Act 85 of 2014

  1. Introduced by Rep. Peter Pettalia (R) on January 30, 2014, to expand the law that gives the state Public Service Commission authority to regulate oil and gas pipelines so it also applies to pipelines carrying carbon dioxide used in hydrocarbon “enhanced recovery” operations. This law preempts local governments from restricting pipelines in their jurisdiction. This is related to 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 30, 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 99 to 11 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 25 to 13 in the Senate on March 18, 2014, to expand the law that gives the state Public Service Commission authority to regulate oil and gas pipelines so it also applies to pipelines carrying carbon dioxide used in hydrocarbon “enhanced recovery” operations. This law preempts local governments from restricting pipelines in their jurisdiction. This is related to House Bill 4885, which would cut the tax on oil and gas extracted using enhanced recovery.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on March 18, 2014.
  6. Passed 96 to 14 in the House on March 20, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

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

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