Mineral Leases by Political Subdivisions (Texas)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Texas


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
Active Policy Yes
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



Summary

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.


Policy Contact

Contact Name Barry T. Smitherman (chairman)
Department Local political subdivisions



Phone 512-463-7144
Phone 2 512-463-7158
Email barry.smitherman@rrc.state.tx.us
Website http://www.rrc.state.tx.us/


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Tex. Nat. Res. Code 71


















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