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2006 House Bill 5814: Require local government approval of state land acquisition
Introduced by Rep. Darwin Booher R- on March 2, 2006
To require the Department of Natural Resources to notify a local government if it plans to acquire any new land in the jurisdiction that would be subject to payments in lieu of property taxes (PILT), and prohibit the acquisition if the local government disapproves it. The failure of the state to fully fund PILTs in recent years has been a sore point with local governments that have large tracts of state land in their jurisdiction.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Local Government and Urban Policy Committee on March 2, 2006
Reported in the House on March 28, 2006
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.