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19BD4B6A5F59BB68872588360080AB2A Hearing Summary


Date May 2, 2022      
Location HCR 0112

SB22-198 - Referred to House Appropriations

05:25:27 PM  
Representatives Weissman and Will, co-sponsors, presented Senate Bill 22-198. The bill creates the Orphaned Wells Mitigation Enterprise in the Department of Natural Resources to fund the plugging, reclaiming, and remediation of orphaned oil and gas wells by charging mitigation fees to oil and gas operators.
05:33:36 PM  
Julie Murphy, representing the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, testified in support of the bill.

05:45:50 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 22-198 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Will
Seconded Kipp
Benavidez Yes
Daugherty Yes
Kipp Yes
Luck No
Michaelson Jenet Yes
Sandridge No
Soper Yes
Tipper Yes
Will Yes
Snyder Yes
Bird Yes
Final YES: 9   NO: 2   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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