Honorable Troy Fraser, Chair, Senate Committee on Natural Resources
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB873 by Hegar (Relating to the authority of a groundwater conservation district to require a permit for the drilling or operation of a water well used to supply water for the performance of a hydraulic fracturing treatment on an oil or gas well.), As Introduced
No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Water Code to specify that a groundwater and conservation district may not provide an exemption to obtain a permit for a water well that supplies water for the performance of a hydraulic fracturing treatment on oil or gas wells; or activities related to the production of oil or gas from a completed oil or gas well.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.