Relating to constituting the owner of the soil the Agent of the State for the purpose of leasing all of the minerals, other than oil and gas, that may be upon and within surveyed public free school lands and asylum lands and portions of such surveys that have heretofore been sold with all minerals reserved to the State; providing for one-half (1/2) of all bonuses, rentals, and royalties to be paid by the lessee to the State and like amounts to the owner of the soil, the amounts received by the owner of the soil to be in lieu of all damages to the soil; providing for all payments to the State to be made through the Commissioner of Austin, Texas; providing for forfeiture of the leases for failure of the lessees to comply with the law; and providing for the repeal of all conflicting laws or parts thereof.
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