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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Soil productivity factors. Specifies that the soil productivity factors used for the March 1, 2011, assessment of agricultural land must continue to be used for subsequent assessment dates. Requires the department of local government finance to submit the following in 2013 to the commission on state tax and financing policy and to any interim study committee established to study agriculture issues or assigned the topic of studying agriculture issues: (1) Proposed soil productivity factors to be used in the assessment of agricultural land. (2) An explanation of the methodology used to determine the proposed soil productivity factors. (3) Data, from each county, that was used to determine the proposed soil productivity factors. (4) Testimony and comments provided to the department of local government finance by taxpayers and other stakeholders concerning the proposed soil productivity factors.