Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1322

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 14-8-2; IC 14-11-1-8.

Synopsis: Mineral extraction. Requires approval from the general assembly before the department of natural resources may sell, lease, exchange, or transfer property or an interest in a property to another person for the purpose of allowing the extraction of geological material.

Effective: July 1, 2007.





Crooks




    January 16, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Natural Resources.







Introduced

First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1322



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning natural and cultural resources.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 14-8-2-112.5; (07)IN1322.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 14-8-2-112.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 112.5. "Geological material", for purposes of IC 14-11-1-8, has the meaning set forth in IC 14-11-1-8(a).
SOURCE: IC 14-8-2-219; (07)IN1322.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 14-8-2-219 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 219. "Property" has the following meaning:
         (1) For purposes of IC 14-11-1-8, the meaning set forth in IC 14-11-1-8(b).
        (1) (2) For purposes of IC 14-12-2 and IC 14-21-3, the meaning set forth in IC 14-12-2-6.
        (2) (3) For purposes of IC 14-18-8, the meaning set forth in IC 14-18-8-1.
SOURCE: IC 14-11-1-8; (07)IN1322.1.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 14-11-1-8 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 8. (a) As used in this section, "geological material"

means organic and inorganic minerals that are located on the ground surface, below ground level, or under water, including coal, shale, oil shale, peat, sand, gravel, clay, limestone, dolomite, anhydrite, and gypsum. The term does not include oil or natural gas.
    (b) As used in this section, "property" means real property that is:
        (1) owned by the state; and
        (2) held or managed by the department.
    (c) The department may not sell, lease, exchange, or transfer:
        (1) any property; or
        (2) any interest in a property;
to another person for the purpose of allowing the extraction of geological material from the property unless the sale, lease, exchange, or transfer has been approved by the general assembly.