Perry Buck is a Colorado State Representative representing House District 49 and is a member of the Republican Party. Buck was first elected to the State House of Representatives in 2012. In 2017, Buck sponsored legislation that would have forced local governments that ban fracking to pay oil and gas companies for any lost revenue.
Notable Activities and Statements on Public Lands Policy
Representative Buck sponsored legislation that would force local governments that ban fracking to pay oil and gas companies.
Buck sponsored a bill that would require local governments that ban fracking to be liable to mineral interest owners for the value of the mineral interest. Local governments would be required to compensate oil and gas operators, oil and gas companies, mineral lessees and royalty owners for lost revenue. [Bruce Finley, “Colorado lawmakers kill bill to require protecting people and the environment as oil and gas operations move closer,” Denver Post, 03/07/18]
Notable Donations to Buck by Anti-Public Lands Groups in Colorado
Since 2014, Perry Lynn Buck has taken at least $200 from Colorado Oil and Gas Association.
Perry Lynn Buck took $200 from Colorado Oil and Gas Association in October 2014.