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SB 977, 76th R.S.
Relating to exemptions from ad valorem and sales and use taxation of certain timber and certain items used in timber operations and the valuation of certain timber land for ad valorem tax purposes.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: Bill Ratliff
Coauthor: Steve Ogden | Drew Nixon
Sponsor: Paul Sadler
Joint Sponsor: Jim McReynolds | Wayne Christian | Todd Staples | Dan Ellis
CoSponsor: Clyde Alexander | Leo Berman | Ruben Hope | Barry Telford | Zeb Zbranek | Jim Pitts | Allan Ritter

Remarks: This Act takes effect September 1, 1999, except Sections 2, 3, and 5 which take effect January 1, 2000 and the following sections which take effect October 1, 2001: Sections 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1999, 76th R.S.,ch. 631, General and Special Laws of Texas

Companion:

HB 2680 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)
Engrossed (Office of House Bill Analysis)

Subjects:
Agriculture
Taxation--Property-Appraisals & Appraisal Districts
Taxation--Property-Exemptions
Taxation--Sales
TIMBER & TIMBERLAND

House Committee: Ways & Means (Rene Oliveira, Dennis Bonnen, Tom Craddick, Yvonne Davis, Talmadge Heflin, Paul Hilbert, Jim Keffer, Tracy King, Brian McCall, Tom Ramsay, Paul Sadler)
Minutes: May 5 1999
Senate Committee: Natural Resources (J. E. Brown, Kenneth Armbrister, Gonzalo Barrientos, Teel Bivins, Tom Haywood, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Bill Ratliff)
Minutes: April 20 1999
Senate Committee: Subcommittee on Agriculture (Tom Haywood, Kenneth Armbrister, Teel Bivins)

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