90.191 INFORMAL SALES OF STATE TIMBER; MAXIMUM LOTS OF 500 CORDS.
Subdivision 1. Sale requirements.
The commissioner may sell the timber on any tract of
state land in lots not exceeding 500 cords in volume, without formalities but for not less than
the full appraised value thereof, to any person. No sale shall be made under this section to any
person holding two permits issued hereunder which are still in effect; except that (1) a partnership
as defined in chapter 323, which may include spouses but which shall provide evidence that a
partnership exists, may be holding two permits for each of not more than three partners who are
actively engaged in the business of logging or who are the spouses of persons who are actively
engaged in the business of logging with that partnership; and (2) a corporation, a majority of
whose shares and voting power are owned by natural persons related to each other within the
fourth degree of kindred according to the rules of the civil law or their spouses or estates, may
be holding two permits for each of not more than three shareholders who are actively engaged
in the business of logging or who are the spouses of persons who are actively engaged in the
business of logging with that corporation.
Subd. 2. Time frame for cutting and removal.
Upon receipt of a down payment for the
full appraised value, the commissioner may issue a permit according to section
timber within the time period specified by the commissioner, which shall not exceed two years
from the date of sale.
Subd. 3.[Repealed, 2004 c 241 s 15
Subd. 4.[Repealed, 2004 c 241 s 15
Subd. 5. Additional procedure.
The sale procedure under this section is an additional
alternative timber sale procedure available to the commissioner and is not intended to replace
other authority of the commissioner to sell timber in lots of 500 cords or less.
History: (6394-10) 1925 c 276 s 10; 1939 c 352 s 1; 1949 c 182 s 1; 1951 c 662 s 1; 1959 c
385 s 1; 1961 c 202 s 9; 1963 c 64 s 1; 1967 c 24 s 1-3; 1967 c 27 s 2; 1967 c 568 s 9; 1969 c 366
s 6; 1969 c 1129 art 10 s 2; 1975 c 106 s 5; 1978 c 640 s 1,2; 1981 c 305 s 10; 1986 c 444; 1994 c
551 s 9; 1996 c 295 s 8; 2003 c 73 s 10,11; 2004 c 241 s 10,11