77-5-222. Determination of annual sustainable yield. (1) (a) On July 1, 2013, the department, under the direction of the board, shall commission a new study by a qualified independent third party to determine, using scientific principles, the annual sustainable yield on forested state lands. The department shall direct the qualified independent third party to determine the yield pursuant to, but not exceeding, all state and federal laws.
(b) A new study may be commissioned by the department, under the direction of the board, at any time during the 10-year period provided for in subsection (2).
(2) A determination of annual sustainable yield under subsection (1) must be reviewed and redetermined by the department, under the direction of the board, at least once every 10 years.
History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 517, L. 1995; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 440, L. 2003; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 288, L. 2013.