45-4-23. Recording required--Affidavit of labor--Recording fee. On or before December thirtieth, following the end of each federal assessment year for which labor is performed or improvements are made or compliance requirements arising under federal law to hold a mining claim have been met, the person on whose behalf such labor was performed, improvements made, or other compliance requirements met, shall cause to be recorded with the register of deeds either:
(1) An affidavit specifying any such labor or improvements; or
(2) An affidavit or other recordable document specifying compliance with federal law. Any such instrument recorded with the register of deeds on or before December 30, 1993, specifying compliance with federal law for assessment year 1993 shall be effective to satisfy the 1993 filing requirements of this statute.
The register of deeds shall charge and receive a fee for recording the instruments included in this section in accordance with subdivisions 7-9-15(1) and (2) and an additional fee of twenty-five cents for each such claim listed.
Source: SL 1993, ch 330, § 2; SL 1994, ch 338, § 2.
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