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HB 4268 - Authorizes Natural Gas Drilling in Certain Circumstances - West Virginia Key Vote

Daryl Cowles voted Pair Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Natural Gas Drilling in Certain Circumstances

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (58-41) -

Title: Authorizes Natural Gas Drilling in Certain Circumstances

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-11) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Natural Gas Drilling in Certain Circumstances

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes natural gas drilling under properties where 75 percent of royalty owners consent.

Highlights:

 

  • Authorizes natural gas producers, in cases where there are 7 or more royalty owners on a given property, and the producer has made an effort to negotiate with all royalty owners resulting in at least three-fourths of royalty owners consenting to use for natural gas drilling, the producer may lawfully drill for natural gas on such property (Article 1).

  • Specifies that non-consenting royalty owners are entitled to receive prorata shares of royalties resulting from certain revenues or revenue shares resulting from certain revenues, as per their choice (Article 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (60-40) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Natural Gas Drilling in Certain Circumstances

Vote Result
Yea Votes
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes natural gas drilling under properties where 75 percent of royalty owners consent.

Highlights:

 

  • Authorizes natural gas producers, in cases where there are 7 or more royalty owners on a given property, and the producer has made an effort to negotiate with all royalty owners resulting in at least three-fourths of royalty owners consenting to use for natural gas drilling, the producer may lawfully drill for natural gas on such property (Article 1).

  • Specifies that non-consenting royalty owners are entitled to receive prorata shares of royalties resulting from certain revenues or revenue shares resulting from certain revenues, as per their choice (Article 1).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Natural Gas Drilling in Certain Circumstances

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