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HB16-1181

Local Government Fracking Ban Liable Royalties

Concerning a requirement that a local government that bans hydraulic fracturing compensate oil and gas mineral interest owners affected by the ban.
Session:
2016 Regular Session
Subjects:
Local Government
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

The bill specifies that a local government that bans hydraulic fracturing of an oil and gas well is liable to the mineral interest owner for the value of the lost royalties.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

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