Mineral Leases by Political Subdivisions (Texas)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Texas|
|Name||Mineral Leases by Political Subdivisions (Texas)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Coal with CCS, Nuclear|
|Implementing Sector|| Local
|Program Administrator||Texas Railroad Commission|
|Primary Website|| http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/NR/htm/NR.71.htm
|Last Review|| 2014-09-15
This legislation authorizes local political subdivisions to lease lands they own for the development of mineral interests, including coal and lignite. A public hearing process is required prior to the lease of such lands. This legislation addresses the pooling of mineral leases, royalties, and other lease terms.
|Contact Name||Barry T. Smitherman (chairman)|
|Department|| Local political subdivisions
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|Authority 1:|| Tex. Nat. Res. Code 71