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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Growth related projects and land conservation. Prohibits various state agencies from funding growth related projects in certain areas. Requires the department of local government finance to give priority to school construction projects that: (1) renovate or expand existing school buildings; (2) are located in existing neighborhoods; (3) do not contribute to the conversion of farm lands; and (4) do not require new water or sewer infrastructure. Provides a tax credit for job creation in certain municipal areas. Establishes the Hoosier legacy fund to fund eligible projects under the United States Department of Agriculture's farmland preservation and forest legacy programs. Authorizes the land resources council to identify priority funding areas and perform certain other tasks. Makes a technical correction.