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House Committee on Natural ResourcesEnergy and Mineral ResourcesHouse Committee on AgricultureHouse Committee on Transportation and InfrastructureWater Resources and EnvironmentHouse Committee on Energy and CommerceEnvironment and the EconomyIntroducedJune 26th, 2013
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Fracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act
To clarify that a State has the sole authority to regulate hydraulic fracturing on Federal land within the boundaries of the State.
Fracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act - Grants any state sole authority to promulgate or enforce any regulation, guidance, or permit requirement regarding the treatment of a well by the application of fluids under pressure to which propping agents may be added for the expressly designed purpose of initiating or propagating fractures in a target geologic formation in order to enhance production of oil, gas, or geothermal production activities on or under land within the boundaries of that state. Subjects such a well treatment on federal land to state law as well.