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The statutes were updated in November, 2018, and contain all actions of the
2018 legislative session.

Title 29 : Public Property and Supplies

Chapter 014 : NATURAL GAS AND OIL CONSERVATION

Subchapter 004 : STATE OIL AND GAS LEASES

(Cite as: 29 V.S.A. § 533)
  • § 533. Notice of intention to lease state lands

    (a) At least 30 days before he or she intends to lease state lands, the state land manager shall give public notice of his or her intention by commencing publication in two newspapers of general circulation, one in Montpelier and one where the lands or the greater portion thereof are situated.

    (b) Publication shall be made in newspapers of record approved by the secretary of state.

    (1) If the notice is published in a daily newspaper there shall be at least five days from the first to the last day of publication, both days included; and if a weekly newspaper, the notice shall appear on at least two different days of publication.

    (2) In addition to the publication required by subdivision (1) of this subsection, the notice shall be published on a weekly basis in selected newspapers in the state as determined by the secretary of state.

    (c) The notice shall include a description of the state lands, either as a tract or by parcels, and a statement that the terms and conditions of the offered lease may be obtained at a designated office of the board. (Added 1981, No. 240 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April, 28, 1982.)