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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to tax programs related to forestlands; prescribing an effective date.
Catchline/Summary: Repeals special assessments and property tax exemptions for forestlands covered by timber plantations and nonforested land.
Requires State Forester and county assessors to develop system for forestland owners to estimate area of their forestland that is natural forest, seminatural forest, timber plantations and nonforested lands. Repeals property tax exemptions for environmentally sensitive logging equipment and skyline and swing yarders. Requires counties to use at least 30 percent of moneys received as result of changes to special assessment and property tax exemption programs for climate adaptation and climate smart forest practices. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Natural Resources
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