Category: Energy and Environment

HB 572 (2015) relative to taking land for high pressure gas pipelines.

House/Senate Bill: House

Description: Originally written to require a pipeline company to purchase all of a resident's land when the land is taken through eminent domain.  The Senate rewrote the bill to instead increase the criteria for the Site Evaluation Committee to consider when approving pipelines.

Bill Sponsor: James "Jim" Belanger

Bill Co Sponsor: June Frazer, Janice Gardner, Frank Edelblut, James Coffey, Laurence Rappaport, Daniel Itse , Dan McGuire, James "Jim" Grenier , John Reagan

Next Hearing Date: Wed, 04/29/2015

Next Voting Date: Thu, 06/04/2015

Bill Status

Signed by Governor
Passed House Committee: Yes
Passed House: Yes
Passed Senate Committee: Yes
Passed Senate: Yes
Signed by Governor: Yes

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