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