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Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Bonham, Smith DB
Regular Sponsors: Representative Nearman, Wilson (Presession filed.)
Bill Title: Relating to projects on federal lands; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Expresses state policy regarding pursuit of projects under Good Neighbor Authority Agreement.
Requires Governor to review terms of Good Neighbor Authority Agreement. Requires Governor to work with United States Forest Service to give priority to projects that increase certain services to produce increased timber harvest volumes, are self-sustaining and maximize financial return to Oregon.] Instructs signatory state agencies to work with federal land management agencies to prioritize projects. Requires Governor and Federal Forest Working Group to jointly develop recommendations for goals of Good Neighbor Authority Agreement. Establishes deadline for Governor or designee agency to report recommendations for goals to Legislative Assembly. Requires Secretary of State to conduct audit of State Forestry Department expenditures or obligations of certain lottery money allocations for purposes related to federal forestland projects. Requires that audit include certain information concerning projects or parts of projects for which department expended or obligated moneys. Establishes deadline for reporting audit results and information to Legislative Assembly.] Allocates lottery funds to State Forestry Department for supporting development, planning or implementation of priority projects on federal forestland under Good Neighbor Authority Agreement. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
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