SB 134

Sponsor
Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Oil and Gas Board, State, Sunset Law review, remove board from sunset review process
Description

Under existing law, termination dates are established for enumerated state agencies. The agencies are periodically reviewed by the Alabama Sunset Committee. After the review process is completed, the committee prepares its recommendations for the agencies to the Legislature in the form of sunset bills which either continue, terminate, or continue with modification each agency reviewed

This bill would provide for the continuance of the State Oil and Gas Board, with the following change: To remove the board from the sunset review process

Relating to the Alabama Sunset Law; to continue the existence and functioning of the State Oil and Gas Board with certain modifications; to remove the board from the sunset review process.

Subjects
Oil and Gas Board, State
View Original PDF: SB 134 - Introduced - PDF

Under existing law, termination dates are established for enumerated state agencies. The agencies are periodically reviewed by the Alabama Sunset Committee. After the review process is completed, the committee prepares its recommendations for the agencies to the Legislature in the form of sunset bills which either continue, terminate, or continue with modification each agency reviewed

This bill would provide for the continuance of the State Oil and Gas Board, with the following change: To remove the board from the sunset review process

Relating to the Alabama Sunset Law; to continue the existence and functioning of the State Oil and Gas Board with certain modifications; to remove the board from the sunset review process.

Section 1

Pursuant to the Alabama Sunset Law, the Sunset Committee recommends the continuance of the State Oil and Gas Board, with the additional recommendation for statutory change as set out in Section 3.

Section 2

The existence and functioning of the State Oil and Gas Board, created and functioning pursuant to Sections 9-17-1 to 9-17-88, inclusive, and 9-17-130 to 9-17-157, inclusive, is continued, and those code sections are expressly preserved.

Section 3

Commencing on the effective date of this act, the State Oil and Gas Board is not subject to review as an enumerated agency under the Alabama Sunset Law.

Section 4

The Legislature concurs in the recommendations of the Sunset Committee as provided in Sections 1, 2, and 3.

Section 5

This act shall become effective immediately upon its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

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Action Date Chamber Action
February 1, 2018SAssigned Act No. 2018-75.
February 1, 2018SEnrolled
February 1, 2018SPassed Second House
February 1, 2018HSignature Requested
February 1, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 156
February 1, 2018HThird Reading Passed
January 25, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 18, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Boards, Agencies and Commissions
January 16, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 28
January 16, 2018SThird Reading Passed
January 11, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar
January 9, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Development
2018-02-01
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-01-16
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed