We recommend the enactment of legislation to create a fee on timber operators to fully fund the review and enforcement of timber harvest plans by several state agencies, thereby creating General Fund savings of $21.2 million. Our recommendation is based on the application of the "beneficiary pays" funding principle.
[PDF] Funding Timber Harvest Plan Review and EnforcementReport Feb 18, 2004
Timber Harvest Fee Proposal Should Go FurtherHandout Mar 26, 2003
[PDF] LAO Recommendations for Funding Fire Protection and Timber Harvest Plan Review and Enforcement