Texas Water Code
Sec. § 60.035
Notice of Certain Oil, Gas, and Mineral Leases


Before a district may enter into a lease under Section 60.034 (Oil, Gas, and Mineral Leases), the district shall have a notice requesting bids on the lease published in a newspaper of general circulation in the district. The notice shall be published at least once a week for two consecutive weeks before the final date for the receipt of bids. Chapter 71 (Lease for Mineral Development), Natural Resources Code, does not apply to a lease made under this section if the lease is made in accordance with this section and Sections 60.036 (Security for Bid on Oil, Gas, or Mineral Leases) and 60.037 (Award and Execution of Oil, Gas, and Mineral Leases) of this chapter.


The notice shall include:


the approximate amount of land offered;


the general location of the land;


the time and place for receipt of bids;


the place where specifications may be obtained;


information concerning security for the bids; and


a statement that the commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 110, ch. 58, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1971.
Amended by:
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 427 (S.B. 1395), Sec. 1, eff. June 1, 2017.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 427 (S.B. 1395), Sec. 2, eff. June 1, 2017.
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