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2015 Senate Bill 217: Revise forest property tax break details
Introduced by Sen. Darwin Booher (R) on March 18, 2015
To clarify eligibility details related to changes made by a 2013 law in forest property tax breaks. This applies to parcels that are part forest property and part agricultural.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources Committee on March 18, 2015
Reported in the Senate on April 16, 2015
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. David Knezek (D) on April 28, 2015
To require the legislature to earmark extra revenue to public schools equivalent to the amount of school property taxes foregone due to forest property tax breaks.
The amendment failed 13 to 25 in the Senate on April 28, 2015.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Received in the House on April 28, 2015
Referred to the House Natural Resources Committee on April 28, 2015
Reported in the House on May 26, 2015
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on June 11, 2015
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on June 16, 2015.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.

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