Introduced by Sen. Darwin Booher (R) on January 16, 2013, to expand the eligibility for certain forest property tax breaks, increase the size of the tax breaks to owners, double the number of acres eligible for the tax breaks from 1.2 million to 2.4 million statewide, authorize a new 2 mill property tax on property in this program that would go to proposed "Private Forestland Enhancement Fund" to subsidize private forestland management activities, and revise other details of this tax break program.
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.