Tex. Gov't Code Section 2204.303
Mineral Reservation Required

A grant under this subchapter must reserve to this state all minerals except rock, sand, and gravel needed by the United States in the operation or construction by the United States or its agents of any of the works described by Section 2204.301 (Grant to United States). The reservation must provide that:


the minerals reserved to this state may not be explored for, developed, or produced in a manner that at any time will prevent or interfere with the operation or construction of those works; and


before exploring for or developing reserved minerals, this state must obtain the written consent of the United States Section, International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, or its successor agency, as to the proposed area sought to be explored or developed by this state, including the location of and production facilities for oil wells, gas wells, or oil and gas wells.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

Source: Section 2204.303 — Mineral Reservation Required, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­2204.­htm#2204.­303 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 2204.303’s source at texas​.gov