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.