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Energy Development and Transmission Committee

Interim Committee Studies and Assignments

(12 members)

1198 § 8 Study the likely changes to oil industry practices, production, impacts, and tax policy in the foreseeable future, with the Legislative Management to obtain the services of an independent consultant with demonstrated insight into current and future production advances, including use of carbon dioxide and water or other means of enhancing production; effects of mature production areas on state and local tax policy; future infrastructure needs; and environmental considerations

2018 § 41  Study the feasibility and desirability of the establishment of an energy corridor in the western portion of the state, including an examination of rights of way and state highway and county road easements necessary for the further development of energy resources in the state, and including the existing and necessary easements required to make United States Highway 85 a four-lane highway corridor to complement the development of energy transportation resources

Receive written report from the North Dakota Transmission Authority each biennium (NDCC § 17-05-13)

Receive biennial report from the Energy Policy Commission and its recommendations to the state energy policy (NDCC § 17-07-01)

Receive, along with the Governor, report from the Industrial Commission in December 2014 and every four years thereafter discussing whether the amount in the carbon dioxide storage facility trust fund and fees being paid into the fund are sufficient to satisfy the fund's objectives (NDCC § 38-22-15)

Receive biennial report from the North Dakota Pipeline Authority on its activities (NDCC § 54-17.7-13)

Study the impact of a comprehensive energy policy for the state and the development of each facet of the energy industry from the obtaining of the raw natural resource to the sale of the final product in this state, other states, and other countries (NDCC § 54-35-18)

Receive annual report from the operator of a coal conversion facility that receives a carbon dioxide capture credit for certain coal conversion facilities regarding the facility's carbon dioxide capture project (NDCC § 57-60-02.1)

Receive report from the Department of Commerce before September 1, 2014, on the findings and recommendations of the department's study to evaluate value-added market opportunities related to renewable energy resources and oil and gas (2013 Senate Bill No. 2014, § 16)

Study the permitting, regulation, and siting of oilfield waste landfills and the disposal of waste related to oil and gas development (Legislative Management Chairman directive)

To view bill drafts considered by the interim committee, please visit the Interim Committee Bill Drafts page.

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