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AB 47: Timber Harvest Plan (2003)


AB 47 (2003) creates additional protection of California’s watersheds. Now, any entity submitting a timber harvest plan to the State must include maps that show where logging has occurred over the past 10 years in the watershed, and where it is likely to occur in the future. The maps will help assess the cumulative impact of logging in a watershed, and identify appropriate mitigations.

Final Status and Text

AB 47 is no longer active. Its final status was:
Signed into Law

You can read its final text on the Legislature's Bill Information site.

News & Press Releases about AB 47

12/31/2003 - Simitian Environmental Protection Package Now In Effect

10/13/2003 - Governor Signs Forest Protection Legislation: Final Bill in Four Bill Environmental Package

04/07/2003 - AB 47 Loma Prietan Op Ed

03/19/2003 - Legislators Announce Forestry Reform Package