DE SB200 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-5)
Status: Enrolled on July 1 2018 - 75% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-07-01 - Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 1 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act prohibits drilling for oil or natural gas in Delawares coastal zone and territorial waters and precludes DNREC from issuing any permits in connection with the development of offshore drilling infrastructure, whether proposed for Delaware territorial waters or waters outside of the State.

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An Act To Amend Title 7 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Offshore Drilling And The Coastal Zone.


Roll Calls

2018-07-01 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 38 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-06-21 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 16 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2018-07-01 Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 1 NO 1 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT
2018-06-26 Reported Out of Committee (Natural Resources) in House with 1 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
2018-06-22 Assigned to Natural Resources Committee in House
2018-06-21 Passed By Senate. Votes: 16 YES 1 NO 4 ABSENT
2018-06-20 Reported Out of Committee (Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
2018-05-08 Introduced and Assigned to Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy Committee in Senate

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