Bill No.: HB0057                  Drafter:  IDS


LSO No.:  09LSO-0311              Effective Date:  7/1/2009


Enrolled Act No.:  HEA0008


Chapter No.:       49


Prime Sponsor:     Joint Judiciary Interim Committee


Catch Title:       Ownership of pore space-dominance of mineral estate.


Subject:  Carbon capture and sequestration.



Summary/Major Elements:


The act confirms the dominance of the mineral estate when determining the priority of subsurface uses between a severed mineral estate and pore space.