Legislature(2005 - 2006)

2005-01-12 Senate Journal

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2005-01-12                     Senate Journal                      Page 0038
SB 50                                                                                             
SENATE BILL NO. 50 BY SENATOR FRENCH, entitled:                                                     

2005-01-12                     Senate Journal                      Page 0039
      "An Act relating to the oil and gas properties production                                     
      (severance) tax as it applies to oil; establishing a                                          
      minimum rate of tax for certain fields of five percent;                                       
      providing for an adjustment to increase the tax collected                                     
      when oil prices exceed $20 per barrel and to reduce the                                       
      tax collected when oil prices fall below $16 per barrel;                                      
      and providing for relief from the tax when the price per                                      
      barrel is low or when the taxpayer demonstrates that a                                        
      reduction in the tax is necessary to establish or                                             
      reestablish production from an oil field or pool that                                         
      would not otherwise be economically feasible."                                                
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