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CS/HB 7135: State Lands

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; State Affairs Committee ; Caldwell

State Lands; Revises criteria for land management goals & management plan updates; requires Division of State Lands to review conservation & nonconservation lands to determine if such lands could support low-impact agriculture or be disposed of; provides for low-impact agriculture agreements; requires Acquisition & Restoration Council to provide certain recommendations; directs Board of Trustees of Internal Improvement Trust Fund to dispose of lands under certain conditions; provides for certain state-owned lands to be exchanged for certain privately owned land; directs DEP to include certain lands in database; requires local governments to submit certain information to DEP; requires council to give priority funding consideration to certain projects; provides for inclusion of certain projects; directs DEP to consolidate specified parcels of conservation lands; provides appropriations & authorizes positions. APPROPRIATION: $4,156,234

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (AGG)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/26/2015 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 318
3/30/2015 House • Referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 351
4/3/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 04/07/15, 1:30 pm, Webster Hall
4/7/2015 House • CS by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 24 NAYS 1 -HJ 515
4/10/2015 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 513
4/13/2015 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 522
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/15/15
4/15/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 532
• Amendment(s) adopted (313297, 893961) -HJ 533
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/16/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 561
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 88 NAYS 24 -HJ 561
4/21/2015 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 454
• Received -SJ 454
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Environmental Preservation and Conservation