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2013 Senate Bill 57: Expand forest property tax breaks

Public Act 46 of 2013

Introduced by Sen. Arlan Meekhof (R) on January 16, 2013
To expand to privately owned forestland a state program in which farms are inspected and their compliance with certain conservation, environmental risk, soil nutrient protocols, etc. is verified, which among other things gives owners qualified exemptions from certain environmental law penalties. See also Senate Bill 51.   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 March 6, 2013
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
To expand to privately owned forestland a state program in which farms are inspected and their compliance with certain conservation, environmental risk, soil nutrient protocols, etc. is verified, which among other things gives owners qualified exemptions from certain environmental law penalties. See also Senate Bill 51.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 5, 2013

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