Making unlawful the execution of an oil, gas and mineral lease by certain enumerated persons, agencies and entities unless such lease shall include provisions that no gas produced from the mineral estate subject to such lease shall be sold or contracted for sale for ultimate use outside of the State of Texas unless and until the Texas Railroad Commission shall find that neither the lessor, certain health-care facilities, public and private schools, State and other public facilities, food and fiber producers, nor fuel; enumerating the person, agencies and entities affected; providing that the Land Commissioner shall not receive or file a lease required to be filed by him unless such lease includes specified terms and conditions; providing that any lease executed or received and filed in violation hereof shall be null and void; further providing for the granting of exceptions to the provisions hereof upon a finding by the Railroad Commission that enforcement of such provisions would cause physical waste or unreasonably deny to the leasee an opportunity economically to produce hydrocarbons from the lands subject to the lease in question; providing for severability; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
Last action: Considered by committee in public hearing
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