SB 71-1_ Filed 01/19/2011, 14:29



    The Senate Committee on Energy and Environmental Affairs, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 71, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 2, line 37; (11)CR007101.2. -->     Page 2, line 37, after "Stimulation" delete "." and insert " , including disclosure of the types and amounts to be used of all fluids and chemicals, and any information necessary to assess the potential impact of stimulation on commercially minable coal resources and underground sources of drinking water.".
    Page 3, line 25, strike "commission" and insert " director".
    Page 4, between lines 10 and 11, begin a new paragraph and insert:
    " (e) The division shall issue or deny a permit under this chapter within fifteen (15) days after the elapse of the thirty (30) day notice period under subsection (d)(1).".
    Page 5, line 9, delete "(e)" and insert " (d)".
    Page 5, line 25, after "," insert " the parties may request an informal hearing.".
    Page 5, line 26, delete "the" and insert " The".
    Page 5, line 26, after "conduct" insert " , within thirty (30) days after a request is made,".
    Page 5, line 41, after "vertical" insert " or vertical part of a horizontal".
    Page 6, line 2, after "area" insert " permitted under IC 14-34 or".
    Page 7, delete lines 32 through 34.
    Page 8, line 26, after "in" insert " oil and gas explorations or".
    Page 8, line 34, after "cement," strike "or".
    Page 8, line 34, after "plugs" insert ", or other methods or materials approved by the director".
    Page 8, line 37, delete "special".
    Page 8, line 39, delete "Special" and insert " The".
    Page 8, line 39, after "methods" insert " under subsection (b)".
    Page 15, line 14, delete "department of natural resources" and insert " natural resources commission".
    (Reference is to SB 71 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

Committee Vote: Yeas 9, Nays 1.



CR007101/DI 118    2011