Introduced by Sen. James Hargrove (Hoquiam) (D) on January 15, 2009 To enact the recommendations by the work group created in 2007 to further regulate permitting process of activities involving specialized forest products. Concerns property rights of landowners of specialized forest resources. Involves activities such as the sale, harvesting and transporting of specialized forest products made with cedar, cascara bark, and other northwest evergreen foliage. Affects the production of wood fence materials, shake roofing materials, as well as transactions involving the sale and transport of huckleberry and Christmas tree products among others. (See also Companion HB 1038). Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources, Ocean and Recreation Committee on January 15, 2009