2 Texas Bills Call For Towns To Prepare Fiscal Analysis Before Banning Fracking

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 4:50 PM EDT) -- AUSTIN, Texas — A state lawmaker on Dec. 17 introduced two measures that would set procedural requirements for the adoption of a municipal regulation, limitation or prohibition on the production, storage or transportation of oil or natural gas involving hydraulic fracturing.

(HB 539 available. Document #94-150210-008L. HB 540 available. Document #94-150210-009L.)

The measures, House Bills 549 and 540, were introduced by Rep. Phil King, R - Dist. 61.

HB 539

HB 539 would require a municipality wishing to restrict fracking and fracking-related activities to prepare a...
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