§ 254.010 Citation of law
§ 254.020 Definitions
§ 254.030 Forest districts authorized — state forester authorized.
§ 254.040 Designation as forest croplands, application for — refusal, appeal from — …
§ 254.050 Certification of forest croplands, where filed
§ 254.060 Transfer of ownership
§ 254.070 Commission-owned lands eligible as forest croplands — rate of compensation …
§ 254.075 State-owned lands, exemptions for
§ 254.080 Time limit on tax relief for private land — reclassification procedure.
§ 254.085 State land may retain classification indefinitely
§ 254.090 Tax rate on privately owned forest cropland
§ 254.100 Private plan of forest management — partial tax relief — revisions.
§ 254.110 Compensatory payments to counties
§ 254.120 Tax relief not to affect valuation of other property
§ 254.130 Compliance with forest management rules and regulations required
§ 254.140 Firewood and domestic use timber cutting permitted
§ 254.190 Separate taxation on certain products
§ 254.200 Forest cropland, grounds for declassification — effect of.
§ 254.210 Owner to reimburse state upon cancellation of classification — penalty.
§ 254.220 Removal from classification by owner, payments required
§ 254.225 Forest landowner cost-share incentive program authorized, reimbursements ..
§ 254.230 State forester and commission employees, duties of
§ 254.240 Enforcement powers of state forester and commission employees
§ 254.250 Powers of agents of commission
§ 254.260 Enforcement of provisions, by whom — duties.
§ 254.270 Fire control and timber trespass activities intensified, when — provisions …
§ 254.290 Penalty for obstructing enforcement
§ 254.300 Violation of chapter a misdemeanor

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 254 - State Forestry Law

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Best management practices: forest management practices, as defined by the commission in consultation with the clean water commission, that ensure protection of water quality. See Missouri Laws 254.020
  • Commission: the conservation commission of Missouri being responsible for the control, management, restoration, conservation, and regulation of the bird, fish, game, forestry, and all wildlife resources of the state isMissouri Laws 254.020
  • Conservation commission fund: only the moneys arising from the additional sales and use taxes provided for in Section 43(a) of Article IV of the Constitution of Missouri. See Missouri Laws 254.020
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Forest croplands: those lands devoted exclusively to growing wood and timber, except for such other uses as shall be approved by the commission by regulations and which are tendered to the commission by any person and accepted and classified by the commission as such. See Missouri Laws 254.020
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: any individual, male or female, singular or plural, of whatever age. See Missouri Laws 254.020
  • Precommercial forestry activities: proper forest management activities, as defined by the commission, that do not generate an immediate profit for the landowner. See Missouri Laws 254.020
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • rules and regulations: shall mean those made by the commission pursuant thereto. See Missouri Laws 254.020
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • State forester: the administrative head of the state forestry program. See Missouri Laws 254.020
  • Sustainable forestry principles: forest management activities, as defined by the commission, that ensure efficient use and continued availability of forest resources. See Missouri Laws 254.020