HB0706 (CH0384)

2013 Regular Session



Natural Resources - Forest Preservation Act of 2013

Sponsored by:

Chair, Environmental Matters Committee


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 384

Synopsis:Expanding the purpose and authorized uses of the Reforestation Fund to include tree planting on private land and financing the prevention of and response to forest health emergencies; defining the term "no net loss of forest"; altering the range of acres of land that a person is required to own or lease to be eligible for a specified income tax subtraction modification; exempting specified stream restoration projects from the requirements of the Forest Conservation Act; declaring the intent of the General Assembly; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Chair, Environmental Matters Committee (By Request - Departmental - Natural Resources)
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
By Request of the Governor
Environmental Matters  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  Listen to Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Natural Resources - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Auditors and Audits
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Fire Protection
Flood Control
Forests and Parks -see also- Program Open Space; Trees
Income Tax
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Natural Resources -see also- Conserv; Forest & Park; Wildlds
Natural Resources, Department of
Planning, Department of
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rivers and Streams
Sediment Control
Statutes:Article - Land Use
(1-101, 1-408, 3-104)
Article - Natural Resources
(5-101, 5-102, 5-103, 5-1601, 5-1602, 5-1603, 5-219, 5-704, 5-104)
Article - Tax - General

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October 24, 2017 1:03 P.M.