Legislature(1995 - 1996)
1996-03-14 House JournalFull Journal pdf
1996-03-14 House Journal Page 3146 HB 394 The Resources Committee has considered: HOUSE BILL NO. 394 An Act authorizing a program of natural gas and coal bed methane development licensing and leasing; relating to regulation of certain natural gas exploration facilities and coal bed methane exploration facilities for purposes of preparation of discharge prevention and contingency plans and compliance with financial responsibility requirements; amending the duties of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission as they relate to natural gas exploration activities and coal bed methane exploration activities; and amending the exemption from obtaining a waste disposal permit for disposal of waste produced from coal bed methane drilling. and recommends it be replaced with: CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 394(RES) An Act authorizing shallow natural gas leasing from sources within 3,000 feet of the surface; relating to regulation of natural gas exploration facilities for purposes of preparation of discharge prevention and contingency plans and compliance with financial responsibility requirements; and adding, in the exemption from obtaining a waste disposal permit for disposal of waste produced from drilling, a reference to shallow natural gas. 1996-03-14 House Journal Page 3147 HB 394 The report was signed by Representative Green, Co-chair, with the following individual recommendations: Do pass (2): Ogan, Austerman No recommendation (4): Long, Williams, Green, Kott Amend (1): Davies The following fiscal notes apply to CSHB 394(RES): Fiscal note, Dept. of Natural Resources, 2/28/96 Zero fiscal note, Dept. of Environmental Conservation, 2/28/96 HB 394 was referred to the Finance Committee.