2005—Pub. L. 109–58, § 222, inserted section catchline and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text related to competitive bidding requirements, conversion of prior leases to geothermal leases, conflicting land interests, conversion of prior applications, acreage limitation, regulations, and time for payment.
Subsecs. (f), (g). Pub. L. 109–58, § 223(b), added subsecs. (f) and (g).