Concerning home site leases on lands managed by the department of natural resources (King, Baumgartner, Hawkins)

Authorizes the department of natural resources, with approval of the board of natural resources, to directly transfer or dispose of real property, without public auction, in the following circumstance: Transfers of real property to a lessee that has continuously leased the real property for purposes of a home site since before the effective date of this act.

EFFECT OF HOUSE COMMITTEE STRIKER: Provides that, for any auction of state lands that are the subject of an existing lease, the current leaseholder has the right to purchase such lands if he or she is willing to match the price obtained at auction, provided that the lessee actually participated in the auction as an active bidder.

Hearing Date: Thursday, March 09, 2017 -- 1:30 pm

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