HB 18-1289

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2018 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House May 01, 2018
  • Passed House May 01, 2018
  • Senate
  • Governor

Exempt Local Government School Districts Forced Pooling


Current law authorizes 'forced' or 'statutory' pooling, a process by which any interested person–typically an oil and gas operator–may apply to the Colorado oil and gas conservation commission for an order to pool and develop oil and gas resources located within a particularly identified drilling unit absent consent from the mineral owner. The bill exempts school districts that own mineral rights and mineral rights owners that are located on open space designated by a local government if the local government acquired the mineral rights before the application was filed from being forced pooled but maintains their ability to engage in voluntary pooling. (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.) , Read More

Bill Sponsors (3)


May 01, 2018


May 02, 2018


Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely

State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

May 01, 2018


Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs

  • Introduction
State, Veterans, & Military Affairs


House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Apr 30, 2018


House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee

Apr 27, 2018


House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
Appropriations House Committee of the Whole

Apr 26, 2018


House Committee on Transportation & Energy Refer Amended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations Transportation & Energy

Mar 08, 2018


Introduced In House - Assigned to Transportation & Energy

  • Introduction
Transportation & Energy

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Committee Amendment PDF
PA1 (04/26/2018) PDF
Introduced (03/08/2018) PDF
Engrossed (04/30/2018) PDF
Reengrossed (05/01/2018) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (04/27/2018) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (03/13/2018) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (06/14/2018) PDF


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