Maine LD 499: An Act To Create Jobs in the Forest Products Industry

LD 499 (subjects: PROPERTY TAX , EXEMPT PROPERTY )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=499&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Stephen Stanley of Medway: (D – District 143) — e-mail

5 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/24/2015 House Committee on Taxation suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on TAXATION.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/24/2015 Senate On motion by Senator McCormick of Kennebec, REFERRED to the Committee on Taxation, in concurrence.
4/23/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Create Jobs in the Forest Products Industry

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 36 MRSA 656, sub- 1, K is enacted to read:

K. Land enrolled under the Maine Tree Growth Tax Law when the forest products that have commercial value, as defined in section 573, subsection 3-B, harvested from that land are processed solely at mills in this State. The exemption under this paragraph applies only for the property tax year following the year in which the forest products are harvested and processed at mills in this State.

Sec. 2. Application. This Act applies to property tax years beginning on or after April 1, 2015.

summary

This bill provides a complete exemption from property tax for land enrolled under the Maine Tree Growth Tax Law when the forest products harvested from that land are processed solely at mills located in Maine.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


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