Texas Trees and Timber Bill of Sale

Chapter 151.001 of the Texas Natural Resources Code mandates the preparation of Texas Trees and Timber Bill of Sale during the sale and transfer of trees, logs, timber, in-wood chips, or pulpwood. The buyer must procure and retain this form for the period of two years from the date of the sale. This form must contain particulars of the landowner, buyer, land, and the timber. The seller must declare that the timber if free from demands, claims, and liens of a third party. This bill of sale form has two parts, namely Option A and Option B. Completing both parts is necessary. However, you can skip the part reserved for Louisiana State in case you are conveying and selling the timber in Texas State.

Directions for Preparing Option A of Texas Trees and Timber Bill of Sale

  • Enter the date of sale.
  • Enter the name of the owner of the land.
  • Specify seller’s name if different from the landowner.
  • Enter buyer’s name.
  • Enter description of the land, including tractor survey of the land as well as any other relevant information including the address.
  • Enter the name of the county of the land.
  • Describe the timber in detail. Please specify the particulars of trees, logs, timber, in-wood chips, or pulpwood transferred and sold using this bill of sale form.
  • Enter seller’s printed name and the seller must sign above the printed name to complete preparing Option A of Texas Trees and Timber Bill of Sale.

Directions for Preparing Option B of Texas Trees and Timber Bill of Sale

  • Enter timber owner or seller’s name.
  • Enter landowner’s name.
  • Describe particulars of timber, trees, logs, timber, in-wood chips, or pulpwood on the next line.
  • Enter the particulars of the tract of the land.
  • Enter the name of the parish or county on the succeeding line.
  • Provide particulars like buyer’s name, survey, and abstract on the respective line in case you are carrying and selling the timber, trees, logs, timber, in-wood chips, or pulpwood in Texas State.
  • Enter scale ticket number, logbook load, section, range, township, name of the subcontractor, name of the truck driver, and signature of the truck driver in case you are carrying and selling the timber in Louisiana State.

Summary

Texas Trees and Timber Bill of Sale facilitates to establish the rightful ownership of the seller and the buyer during the sale of timber, trees, logs, timber, in-wood chips, or pulpwood in Texas State. Preparation of this two-page form is necessary as per the directives specified in Chapter 151.001 of Texas Natural Resources Code for carrying and selling timber. The Texas Forestry Association offers additional information about the bill of sale law in the Texas State.

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