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Bill Detail: HB22-1361

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Title Oil And Gas Reporting
Status Signed by the Speaker of the House (06/01/2022)
Bill Subjects
  • Energy
House Sponsors A. Boesenecker (D)
Senate Sponsors T. Story (D)
S. Jaquez Lewis (D)
House Committee Energy and Environment
Senate Committee Transportation and Energy
Date Introduced 04/04/2022

The bill requires:
  • No later than January 1, 2023, the oil and gas conservation
commission (commission) to promulgate rules to require an
oil and gas operator to conduct meter certification and
calibration on an annual basis and submit an annual report
to the commission that describes the results of that meter

certification and calibration;
  • No later than February 1, 2025, the state auditor to select a
random sample of operators (random sample) and provide
the list of operators in the random sample to the
commission, the executive director of the department of
revenue (executive director), and the division of
administration in the department of public health and
environment (division);
  • No later than April 15, 2025, the commission, executive
director, and division to submit certain reporting
information for the operators in the random sample for
calendar year 2023 and other information to the state
  • No later than May 1, 2025, the state auditor to commence
conducting or cause to be conducted a performance audit
based on the information submitted by the commission, the
executive director, and the division; and
  • No later than March 1, 2026, the state auditor to prepare a
report and recommendations based on the performance
audit, which the state auditor will present to the legislative
audit committee.
The bill also establishes a maximum penalty of $1,000 per day per
violation for oil and gas operators in relation to violations related to the
filing of air pollution emission notices with the division.

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