[USC02] 30 USC 1024: Inclusion of geothermal leasing under certain other laws
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30 USC 1024: Inclusion of geothermal leasing under certain other laws Text contains those laws in effect on December 14, 2017
From Title 30-MINERAL LANDS AND MININGCHAPTER 23-GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES

§1024. Inclusion of geothermal leasing under certain other laws

As to any land subject to geothermal leasing under section 1002 of this title, all laws which either (a) provide for the disposal of land by patent or other form of conveyance or by grant or by operation of law subject to a reservation of any mineral or (b) prevent or restrict the disposal of such land because of the mineral character of the land, shall hereafter be deemed to embrace geothermal resources as a substance which either must be reserved or must prevent or restrict the disposal of such land, as the case may be. This section shall not be construed to affect grants, patents, or other forms of conveyances made prior to December 24, 1970.

( Pub. L. 91–581, §25, Dec. 24, 1970, 84 Stat. 1573 ; Pub. L. 109–58, title II, §236(1), (23), Aug. 8, 2005, 119 Stat. 671 , 673.)

Amendments

2005-Pub. L. 109–58 inserted section catchline and substituted "geothermal resources" for "geothermal steam and associated geothermal resources" in text.