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2013 Senate Bill 59: Expand forest property tax breaks

Public Act 146 of 2014

Introduced by Sen. Darwin Booher (R) on January 16, 2013
To revise program that gives property tax breaks to owners of commercial forest property. Among other things, the bill would allow owners to transfer their land into a similar a "qualified forest management program" that gives tax breaks to owners of comparatively smaller forestland parcels if managed according to state guidelines.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources, Environment & Great Lakes Committee on January 16, 2013
Reported in the Senate on February 5, 2013
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on February 7, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 7, 2013
Received in the House on February 12, 2013
Referred to the House Natural Resources Committee on February 12, 2013
Reported in the House on April 29, 2014
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on May 21, 2014
The substitute (H-1) was adopted.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 21, 2014
Received in the Senate on May 27, 2014
Passed 35 to 0 in the Senate on May 27, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 4, 2014

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