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2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 135
Timber; unauthorized cutting and carrying away; change provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 3 of Title 9, Chapter 4 of Title 44, and Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to specific periods of limitation, real estate boundary determination, and torts, respectively, so as repeal provisions relating to processioning and create and change provisions relating to the unauthorized cutting and carrying away of timber; to provide for a six-year statute of limitations for actions involving the cutting and carrying away of timber from the property of another; to create a duty for landowners performing timber harvesting activities; to provide that a certain right of action shall not be applicable in certain cases; to provide for an additional measure of damages for timber conversion; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/14/2011 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/11/2011 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/03/2011 - House Second Readers
Feb/02/2011 - House First Readers
Feb/01/2011 - House Hopper
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