Rep. Van Taylor Files Legislation Increasing Property Rights Protection
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    Rep. Van Taylor Files Legislation Increasing Property Rights Protection

    AUSTIN – February 21, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Representative Van Taylor filed HB 1496, which will amend state law to include a land owner’s mineral rights in the definition of private real property. Current law protects only the property rights of surface owners, this bill expands provisions to any action a municipality may take regarding mineral interests.