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2014 House Bill 5254: Establish enhanced hydrocarbon recovery CO2 pipeline regulations

Public Act 83 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. Rick Outman (R) on January 23, 2014
To revise the state law imposing permit requirements on gas, oil and other pipelines, so it also applies to pipelines carrying carbon dioxide used to produce oil and gas in secondary or “enhanced recovery’ operations. Senate Bill 5255 and 5256 would apply property condemnation powers and the state preemption of local pipeline restrictions to these pipelines. See also House Bill 4885, which would cut the tax on oil and gas extracted using enhanced recovery.   Official Text and Analysis.
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-2) 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
Received in the Senate on February 18, 2014
Referred to the Senate Environment, Energy and Technology Committee on February 18, 2014
Reported in the Senate on March 5, 2014
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
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
Received in the Senate on March 18, 2014
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on April 1, 2014

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