MINES AND MINING
47-1611. Cooperative agreements and modification of leases authorization. The state board of land commissioners is a person authorized to join on behalf of the state of Idaho in agreements for cooperative or unit plans of development or operation of the geothermal resources of geothermal resource areas involving state or school lands and to do all things necessary to make operative such plan or plans subject to any and all provisions of state and federal law; and for such purposes the board is hereby authorized with the consent of its lessees to modify and change any and all terms of leases issued by it to facilitate efficiency and resource conservation in geothermal resource operations on and from lands under its jurisdiction; provided however, that said board shall not use or contract to use funds under its control for the purpose of drilling or otherwise paying the cost of geothermal resource operations.
[47-1611, added 1972, ch. 182, sec. 1, p. 467.]