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HB 0197 - Changes to Forest Land Conservation Use Program
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Tracking Level: Oppose
Sponsor: Powell, Jay 171st
Last Action: 7/1/2013 - House - Effective Date
State Code Titles: 48
House Committee: W&M
Senate Committee: FIN
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation makes changes related to property in a Forest Land Protection Covenant (FLPA), the Department of Revenue Performance Review Boards and the interest owed on taxes due after an appeal is settled.

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2013-2014 Regular Session - HB 197
Ad valorem tax; land subject to a forest land conservation use covenant; provide taxation
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to ad valorem taxation of property, so as to provide for taxation of land subject to a forest land conservation use covenant; to provide for a performance review board to be appointed by the revenue commissioner; to change certain criteria relating to current use of conservation use property; to provide for penalties for violations; to provide for valuation of property while an appeal of the assessment is in process; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2013 - Effective Date
May/06/2013 - Act 204
May/06/2013 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/01/2013 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/26/2013 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/22/2013 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/22/2013 - Senate Third Read
Mar/22/2013 - Senate Engrossed
Mar/21/2013 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/20/2013 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/11/2013 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/07/2013 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/07/2013 - House Third Readers
Feb/28/2013 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/06/2013 - House Second Readers
Feb/05/2013 - House First Readers
Feb/04/2013 - House Hopper
03/07/2013 Structured Rule; 3/22/2013 Engrossed upon 3rd reading in Senate
Mar/26/2013 - House Vote #393Yea(175)Nay(1)NV(3)
Mar/22/2013 - Senate Vote #232Yea(44)Nay(6)NV(0)
Mar/22/2013 - Senate Vote #224Yea(34)Nay(15)NV(3)
Mar/07/2013 - House Vote #240Yea(163)Nay(5)NV(8)
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