Measure Title: RELATING TO LAND.
Report Title: Act 90 Working Group Recommendations; DOA; DLNR; Non-agricultural Park Lands; Withdrawal; Pasture Leases; Funded Action Plan; BLNR Approval; Transfer; Easements; Public Lands; Pasture Leases; Agricultural Multi-use Lands; Agricultural Multi-use Lands Specialist; Appropriation ($)
Description: Authorizes the board of land and natural resources to: (1) Amend and extend existing pasture leases for up to sixty-five years; (2) Issue new pasture leases by negotiation, if the lands are already under pastoral use; and (3) Develop agricultural and pasture lease rents based on the value of the land's agricultural uses. Specifies that agricultural multi-use lands under the management of the department of land and natural resources are not subject to transfer to and management by the department of agriculture. Before the transfer of non-agricultural park lands, authorizes the department of agriculture to request information from the department of land and natural resources related to the establishment of necessary and reasonable easements upon the lands. Requires the board of land and natural resources to revise its land classifications to include agricultural multi-use lands. Requires as a condition precedent for any valid withdrawal of lands out of pasture leases for reforestation purposes that the division of forestry and wildlife submit a funded action plan detailing the planned reforestation process for those lands and that the withdrawal be approved by the board of land and natural resources. Establishes and appropriates funds for an agricultural multi-use lands specialist position.
Package: None
Current Referral: WAL/AGR, JHA, FIN
Introducer(s): TARNAS

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1/25/2023HReferred to WAL/AGR, JHA, FIN, referral sheet 1
1/19/2023HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.

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