PA Royalty Bill Dead for Another Year – Supporters Vow to Fight On

civil-warMDN reported on Monday of this week that we are down to the wire with passing Pennsylvania House Bill (HB) 1391, a bill that would guarantee a 12.5% minimum royalty payment for PA landowners (see This Week Last Chance to Pass PA Royalty Bill – Slim to No Chance). Yesterday the bill’s sponsor, Republican Rep. Garth Everett from Lycoming County, PA, announced that the bill never came up for a vote and has officially died. Everett said he would re-introduce the bill next year when the PA legislature convenes for a new session. To say that landowners in Bradford County (and other locations) are disappointed is an understatement…

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