Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

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Soil and water conservation funding. Specifies that a certain part of the cigarette tax fund money annually appropriated to the department of natural resources under current law shall be appropriated to and used by the division of soil conservation of the state department of agriculture (division) for soil conservation. Provides that the limit on the amount of local government funds received by a soil and water conservation district that the state may be obligated to match must be adjusted if, because of a merger or a change in boundaries, the territory of the soil and water conservation district: (1) is Soil and water conservation funding. Specifies that a certain part of the cigarette tax fund money annually appropriated to the department of natural resources under current law shall be appropriated to and used by the division of soil conservation of the state department of agriculture (division) for soil conservation. Provides that the limit on the amount of local government funds received by a soil and water conservation district that the state may be obligated to match must be adjusted if, because of a merger or a change in boundaries, the territory of the soil and water conservation district: (1) is larger than the entire area of one county; or (2) is smaller than the entire area of one county. Provides that a soil and water conservation district that does not receive funding from a political subdivision may receive funding from another funding source, and that the funding from the other funding source qualifies for the dollar-for-dollar matching funding from the division of soil conservation. Removes the administration of the lake and river enhancement program from the statutory duties of the division to conform to current practice. ... View more