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Senate Bill 0314

Senate Bill 0314

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF SB314 (Updated February 21, 2006 1:52 pm - DI 84)

Soil and water conservation districts and wild animals. Redefines "wild animal". Removes the definition of and references to exotic animals. Establishes water quality protection as a legislative policy. Makes changes to the membership of the soil conservation board (board) and the advisory members. Requires the board to conduct a conservation needs inventory and hold meetings throughout the state. Allows a waiver of the ten acres of land requirement to be waived for elected soil and water conservation district supervisors. Removes the requirement that the nominees for elected supervisors must exceed the vacancies. Allows the board to appoint associate supervisors for soil and water conservation districts. Adds information that must be included in annual reports. Requires the department of agriculture to implement a geographic information system for each county. Allows the clean water Indiana program to provide financial assistance to soil and water conservation districts. Repeals: (1) the definition of exotic mammals; and (2) the chapter of the code concerning breeder's licenses. Requires the legislative services agency to prepare legislation redodifying the soil and water conservation programs in the article of the Indiana Code concerning the department of agriculture. Makes technical corrections.
    Current Status:
    Defeated - 2nd House
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