Introduced by Rep. Thomas Stallworth, III (D) on January 23, 2014 To extend the state law authorizing eminent domain takings for gas, oil and other pipeline easements, so it also includes pipelines carrying carbon dioxide used to produce hydrocarbons in secondary or “enhanced recovery” operations. 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-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