Introduced House Bill (H)

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State payments in lieu of property taxes. Requires the state to make payments in lieu of property taxes (PILOT) for qualified parcels in counties in which not less than 15% of all land in the county is: (1) owned or leased by the state; and (2) subject to an exemption from property taxes. Defines a "qualified parcel" as a parcel that is: (1) owned or leased by the state; (2) subject to an exemption from property taxes; and (3) located in a county to which the act applies. Provides that a county containing qualified parcels is entitled to receive PILOTs State payments in lieu of property taxes. Requires the state to make payments in lieu of property taxes (PILOT) for qualified parcels in counties in which not less than 15% of all land in the county is: (1) owned or leased by the state; and (2) subject to an exemption from property taxes. Defines a "qualified parcel" as a parcel that is: (1) owned or leased by the state; (2) subject to an exemption from property taxes; and (3) located in a county to which the act applies. Provides that a county containing qualified parcels is entitled to receive PILOTs from the state. Provides that for purposes of calculating a PILOT, each acre of the qualified parcel is considered to have an assessed value of one-fourth of the statewide agricultural land base rate value. Annually appropriates from the state general fund the amount necessary to pay the required PILOTs. ... View more