Q: Has legislation been enacted to amend Sections 29-3-45 and 29-3-49 to authorize local school boards to contract with private persons or businesses for the reforestation of sixteenth sections and to contract with a registered forester to be paid form the 16th Section Interest Fund for a review of any forestry management decision or forestry practice including the sale of timber for sixteenth section forest land provided that any implementation of a forestry management decision or forestry practice to be taken as a result of the review described in this subsection shall be subject to the approval of both the commission and the Secretary of State?

A: Yes. (Senate Bill 2947, 2009 Regular Session, effective from and after July 1, 2009)