SB 551:

Assessing Oil & Gas Cleanup Costs

Requires oil and gas operators to demonstrate to the state their ability to pay for the cleanup of oil and gas wells and production facilities. This allows the state to adequately assess the total cost of liabilities and avoid entering billions in liabilities without a plan.

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Issues: Oil & Gas

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CLCV Supported

Status:

Passed Assembly 50-17

Passed Senate 29-11

Signed by Governor Newsom

VOTE EVENT: Senate Floor, May 29, 2019Status: Passed

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PRO-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:ANTI-ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION:DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on good bill. Counted negatively.DID NOT VOTEDid not vote on a bad bill. Counted positively.EXCUSEDAbsent due to illness or family leave; not counted positively or negatively.

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