C.R.S. Section 34-63-105
Geothermal resource leasing fund


The state treasurer shall deposit all revenues from sales, bonuses, royalties, leases, and rentals related to geothermal resources, as that term is defined in section 37-90.5-103, C.R.S., received by the state pursuant to 30 U.S.C. sec. 1019, as amended, and all moneys earned from the investment of such revenues, into the geothermal resource leasing fund, which fund is hereby created in the state treasury, for appropriation by the general assembly to the department of local affairs for grants to state agencies, school districts, and political subdivisions of the state affected by the development and production of geothermal resources or other entities authorized by federal law:


Primarily for use by such entities in planning for and providing facilities and services necessitated by such development and production; and


Secondarily to the entities listed in the introductory portion of this subsection (1) for other state purposes as specified in subsection (2) of this section.


After the executive director of the department of local affairs has allocated sufficient revenues from the fund to adequately address the needs specified in paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of this section, the executive director shall, in consultation with the governor’s energy office created in section 24-38.5-101, C.R.S., allocate revenues from the fund by competitive grants for the promotion of the development of geothermal energy resources.

Source: Section 34-63-105 — Geothermal resource leasing fund, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-34.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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