Florida Senate - 2013 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 1028 Barcode 411302 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 04/10/2013 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Environmental Preservation and Conservation (Soto) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. This act may be cited as the “Fracturing 6 Chemical Usage Disclosure Act.” 7 Section 2. Section 377.45, Florida Statutes, is created to 8 read: 9 377.45 Hydraulic fracturing chemical registry.— 10 (1) For the purposes of this section, “department” means 11 the Department of Environmental Protection. 12 (2)(a) The department shall establish and maintain an 13 online hydraulic fracturing chemical registry for all wells on 14 which hydraulic fracturing treatments are performed. 15 (b) The registry shall include, at a minimum, the total 16 volume of water used in the hydraulic fracturing treatment and 17 each chemical ingredient that is subject to 29 C.F.R. s. 18 1910.1200(g)(2) for each well on which hydraulic fracturing 19 treatments are performed by a service provider or vendor or by 20 the well owner or operator if the owner or operator provides 21 such chemical ingredients. Solely for the purposes of this 22 subsection, the department may not require chemical ingredients 23 to be identified by concentration or based on the additive in 24 which they are found. 25 (c) The department shall provide a link through the 26 department’s website to FracFocus.org, the national hydraulic 27 fracturing chemical registry website operated by the Ground 28 Water Protection Council and the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact 29 Commission. 30 (d) If the Chemical Disclosure Registry is unable to accept 31 and make publicly available any information specified in this 32 section, the well owner or operator shall submit the information 33 to the department. 34 (3) A service provider, vendor, or well owner or operator 35 shall: 36 (a) Report information as required by the department with 37 respect to wells on which a hydraulic fracturing treatment is 38 performed. 39 (b) Notify the department of any chemical ingredients not 40 previously reported that are intentionally included and used for 41 the purpose of hydraulically fracturing a well. 42 (4) This section does not apply to ingredients that: 43 (a) Were not purposefully added to the hydraulic fracturing 44 treatment. 45 (b) Occur incidentally or are otherwise unintentionally 46 present in the treatment. 47 (5) The department may adopt rules to administer this 48 section. 49 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013. 50 51 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 52 And the title is amended as follows: 53 Delete everything before the enacting clause 54 and insert: 55 A bill to be entitled 56 An act relating to the Fracturing Chemical Usage 57 Disclosure Act; creating such act and providing a 58 short title; creating s. 377.45, F.S.; directing the 59 Department of Environmental Protection to establish an 60 online hydraulic fracturing chemical registry; 61 requiring owners and operators of wells on which a 62 hydraulic fracturing treatment is performed to 63 disclose certain information; requiring certain 64 service providers and vendors to disclose certain 65 information; providing for applicability; authorizing 66 the department to adopt rules; providing an effective 67 date.