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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Farmland preservation. Creates the farmland protection program administered by the land resources council. Establishes the amount of damages that apply when protected farmland is condemned under eminent domain. Creates the farmland protection program account, and appropriates $5,000,000 to the account from the state general fund. Establishes the county farmland protection fund. Allows a county to impose an additional county economic development income tax rate of 0.1% for farmland protection, and requires deposit of the tax revenue in the fund.