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House Bill 1265


House Bill 1265

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF HB1265 (Updated March 1, 2010 12:18 pm - DI 84)


Oil, gas, and coal bed methane property. Defines "coal bed methane" and expands the definition of "commercially minable coal resource". Prohibits coal bed methane extraction before July 1, 2012, unless: (1) the owner of the coal from which the coal bed methane is extracted consents; or (2) the coal bed methane is extracted from a well that is operated under a permit issued by the department of natural resources. Requires the natural resources study committee to study certain oil, gas, and coal bed methane issues.
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