36.25.403 WHO MAY LEASE
(1) Any person, partnership, corporation, association or
other legal entity, or any political subdivision may lease state lands for
geothermal resources purposes; provided, all corporations not incorporated in
Montana must obtain a certificate of authority to transact business in Montana;
and provided further, that no officer or employee of an agency of the executive
department of state government who is required to inspect or examine geothermal
resource operations or otherwise to gather field information in regard to
prospecting for geothermal resources or the production thereof, may take or hold
such lease, nor shall any such person become interested in any manner in any
geothermal lease on state lands.
History: 77-4-103, MCA; IMP, 77-4-101, MCA; NEW, Eff. 12/31/72; AMD, Eff. 3/7/75; TRANS, 1996 MAR p. 2384.