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Prohibiting consumer-reporting agency from charging fee to consumer
Correcting technical error within Solid Waste Management Act
Correcting statute subsection designations regarding trespassing on property
Repealing code provisions related to certain reports by trustees for property
The purpose of this bill is to exempt property, used exclusively for divine worship and the operation of a pre-K school, primary school, middle school, secondary school, or daycare center for children, which school or daycare center is operated by the church which owns the property or is operated by another not-for-profit organization or entity, from taxation.
The purpose of this bill is to provide an exception to waste for certain oil and gas development, and to encourage the efficient and economic development of oil and gas resources by providing that a lawful use of mineral property that has been consented to by two thirds of the mineral interest owners is permissible, is not waste, and is not a trespass.Â The bill provides that cotenants are not liable for damages for the use of their mineral property when an accounting is provided and the prorata share of revenues and costs are distributed to each consenting cotenant or reserved for unknown or unlocatable tenants.Â The bill also provides for an acreage weighted average royalty interest, free of post-production expenses, to each nonconsenting cotenant.Â The bill prevents waste by authorizing the development by horizontal drilling of multiple adjacent leases held by the same operator provided that the operator has a surface use agreement with all surface owners whose tracts may be disturbed by joint development.Â The bill also addresses the manner by which royalties are distributed to owners affected by joint development, and provides that the royalties may not be reduced by post-production expenses.Â Finally, the bill provides its provisions are severable.
The purpose of this bill is to require potential administrators of intestate estates to give bond and take oath in the county commission before being granted the administration; waive bond requirements for administrators of intestate estates where the grantee is sole beneficiary or sole distributee of the decedent; and require interested parties objecting to the qualifications of a personal representative or venue to file notice with the county commission sixty days after the date of first publication.
Relating to nonintoxicating beer, wine, and liquor licenses and requirements