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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to forest management; prescribing an effective date; providing for revenue raising that requires approval by a three-fifths majority.
Catchline/Summary: Makes privilege taxes on merchantable forest products harvested on forestlands permanent and increases rate of tax levied for payment of benefits related to fire suppression.
Creates Wildfire Suppression Fund and directs to fund portion of tax levied for payment of benefits related to fire suppression. Provides that State Forester may expend moneys from separate request for General Fund appropriation only if available moneys in Wildfire Suppression Fund are insufficient for expenditure. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Revenue
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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