Description: Oil & gas wells; drilling company is responsible for reasonable payment to surface owner for land displacement.
Bill Text: [Introduced]
History of Actions:
|1||01/04 (S) Referred To Oil, Gas and Other Minerals|
|2||01/30 (S) Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 2007|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|Vote type required||Majority|
Principal Author: Fillingane
Code Section: A 053-0003-0011
Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 53-3-11, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE THAT ANY PERSON ISSUED A PERMIT TO DRILL AN OIL OR GAS WELL SHALL PAY REASONABLE COMPENSATION TO THE SURFACE LANDOWNER FOR DAMAGES AND SHALL PAY A REASONABLE RATE PER YEAR TO LEASE THE LAND UPON WHICH THE WELL IS LOCATED; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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