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S.F. No. 1123 - Department of Natural Resources Timber Permits (Delete-Everything Amendment)
Author: Senator Carrie Ruud
Prepared By: Greg Knopff, Senate Analyst (651/296-9399)
Date: March 13, 2017


Section 1 [Definition of affiliate] defines “affiliate” for the purpose of the bidding for timber permits as a person who is controlled by, or is in common control with any other person.

Section 2 [Definition of permit holder] modifies the definition of “permit holder” to include an affiliate of the person.

Section 3 [Definition of responsible bidder] modifies the definition of “responsible bidder” to include an affiliate of the person.

Section 4 [Sale list and notice] allows the copy of the timber sale list to be posted on the Internet instead of in the forest office.

Section 5 [Auction sale procedure] provides for the sale to a “responsible bidder” of timber instead of the actual bidder.

Section 6 [Purchase registration] allows an “affiliate” to be verified as a responsible bidder to purchase a timber permit.

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