§ 19.   Mineral rights reserved to state--Leases permitted. All gas, coal, oil and mineral rights, and any other rights, as specified by law, to or in public lands, are reserved for the state. Leases may be executed by the state for the exploration, extraction and sale of such materials in the manner and with such conditions as are provided by law.

History: Section proposed by SL 1978, ch 1, approved Nov. 7, 1978.