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      house Committees
      House Committee on Natural Resources
      Energy and Mineral Resources
      House Committee on Agriculture
      House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Water Resources and Environment
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Environment and the Economy
    IntroducedJune 26th, 2013

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Title

Fracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act

Official Title

To clarify that a State has the sole authority to regulate hydraulic fracturing on Federal land within the boundaries of the State.

Summary

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.

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