(1) The governing board of the State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries shall establish reasonable fees by rule pursuant to ORS chapter 183 for the purpose of the development and administration of a unit agreement to be paid by all persons or state or local governing bodies, special districts or agencies with a royalty interest in that unitized development. The fee schedule shall recognize the reduced workload involved in review of a voluntary unit agreement that complies with this chapter.
(2) When a person or state or local governing body, special district or agency with a royalty interest fails to pay a fee imposed by the board under ORS 522.545 or this section, the board may require that the fee be paid from the proceeds of the sale of the unit production attributable to that interest. [1981 c.588 §21]Section: Previous 522.495 522.505 522.510 522.515 522.520 522.525 522.530 522.535 522.540 522.545 522.810 522.815 522.910 522.915 522.920 Next
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