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 Bill Status of HB5295  98th General Assembly

Short Description:  OIL & GAS-HIGHWAY LANDS

House Sponsors
Rep. Bill Mitchell

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 615/23.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Oil and Gas Wells on Public Lands Act. Provides that, upon application to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources for a permit to drill or otherwise operate an oil or gas well with respect to a drilling unit that includes certain highway lands, those lands shall be deemed leased for the purpose of enabling the permittee to obtain a drilling permit, without action by the Illinois Department of Transportation, if certain conditions are met. Prohibits the State of Illinois from receiving any compensation or royalty interest in the production from the subject well in exchange for the highway lands deemed leased.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Bill Mitchell
  2/7/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/7/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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