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Minimum Setback New Schools From Existing Oil And Gas

Concerning the establishment of a minimum setback requirement from existing oil and gas facilities for new public school building sites.
2021 Regular Session
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

The bill requires that proposed public school building sites be set back from existing oil and gas facilities a distance that is no less than:

  • The setback distance required by the local government having land use jurisdiction over the site for locating new oil and gas facilities from public school properties; or
  • If there are no local government setback requirements, the setback distance required by the oil and gas conservation commission for siting new oil and gas facilities from existing public school properties.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. B. Kirkmeyer



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