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Docket No. 20-0000-2100F

Omnibus Rulemaking for the Idaho Administrative Procedures Act (IDAPA)

IDAPA 20.07.02 – Rules Governing Conservation of Oil and Natural Gas in the State of Idaho – Docket No. 20-0000-2100F

Information on this page is specific to IDAPA 20.07.02 – Rules Governing Conservation of Oil and Natural Gas in the State of Idaho. 

Information on other IDAPA 20 – Rules of the Idaho Department of Lands, can be found on the Idaho Department of Lands Rulemaking webpage.

Status of Rulemaking

At the Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission special meeting on June 15, 2021, the OGCC adopted these rules as temporary to be effective on July 1, 2021. 

The public was invited to submit written comments on the proposed rules from October 20 to November 10, 2021. No written comments were received for IDAPA 20.07.02. There was no attendance at the November 2, 2021 public hearing.

The pending fee rules were adopted by the Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on November 16, 2021.

The rules were approved by the 2022 Idaho Legislature (SCR 123). The final rules are effective on March 18, 2022.


 IDL rule dockets are submitted to the Senate Resources and Environment Committee and the House Resources and Conservation Committee:

CONTACTS

For oil and gas related technical questions:

Mick Thomas, Division Administrator
IDL Boise Staff Office
208-334-0298 Phone

For administrative questions on rulemaking:

Amy Johnson, Rulemaking Coordinator
IDL Boise Staff Office
208-334-0255 Phone
rulemaking@idl.idaho.gov

Documents Required by the Idaho Administrative Procedure Act

  • Notice of Omnibus Rulemaking – Notice of Adoption of Temporary Rule / Rescission of Previous Temporary Rule – page 3,226 (IDAPA 20.07.02 begins on page 3,395) published in a special edition of the Administrative Bulletin, Volume 21-7SE, on July 21, 2021
  • Notice of Omnibus Rulemaking – Proposed Fee Rules – page 3,055 (IDAPA 20.07.02 begins on page 3,208) published in a special edition of the Administrative Bulletin, Volume 21-10SE, on October 20, 2021
  • Notice of Omnibus Rulemaking – Adoption of Pending Fee Rules – page 3,043 (IDAPA 20.07.02 begins on 3,195) published in a special edition of the Administrative Bulletin, Volume 21-12SE on December 22, 2021

Public Hearing 

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 – 10:00 a.m. MT

Agenda

No public attendance. 

Written Comments on Proposed Rules

No written comments received.

Overview

Rulemaking initiated to ensure the continuity of previously approved administrative rules under IDAPA 20, rules of the Idaho Department of Lands. These rules are necessary to protect the public health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Idaho and confer a benefit on its citizens. 

The fee rules were submitted to the 2021 Idaho Legislature for review under docket 20-0000-2000F

The IDAPA 20, Idaho Department of Lands proposed fee rule chapters are listed below:

20.02.14, Rules for Selling Forest Products on State-Owned Endowment Lands
20.03.01, Rules Governing Dredge and Placer Mining Operations in Idaho
20.03.02, Rules Governing Mined Land Reclamation
20.03.03, Rules Governing Administration of the Reclamation Fund
20.03.04, Rules for the Regulation of Beds, Waters, and Airspace Over Navigable Lakes in the State of Idaho
20.03.05, Riverbed Mineral Leasing in Idaho
20.03.08, Easements on State Owned Lands
20.03.13, Administration of Cottage Site Leases on State Lands
20.03.14, Rules Governing Grazing, Farming, Conservation, Noncommercial Recreation, and Communication Site Leases
20.03.15, Rules Governing Geothermal Leasing on Idaho State Lands
20.03.16, Rules Governing Oil and Gas Leasing on Idaho State Lands
20.03.17, Rules Governing Leases on State-Owned Submerged Lands and Formerly Submerged Lands
20.04.02, Rules Pertaining to the Idaho Forestry Act and Fire Hazard Reduction Laws
20.07.02, Rules Governing Conservation of Oil and Natural Gas in the State of Idaho

Related Documents

06/15/2021 Special Meeting – OGCC approved memo

11/16/2021 Regular Meeting – OGCC Meeting Materials

Land Board documents for other IDAPA 20 rules can be found on the Idaho Department of Lands Omnibus Rulemaking webpage. 

Information about the State of Idaho rulemaking process is available on the Office of the Administrative Rules Coordinator website.

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