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§ 914.4. Legislative report

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 3 P.S. AgricultureEffective: May 15, 2006

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 3 P.S. Agriculture (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 14A. Agricultural Area Security (Refs & Annos)
Effective: May 15, 2006
3 P.S. § 914.4
§ 914.4. Legislative report
The State board shall submit to the General Assembly an annual report no later than May 1. The report shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:
(1) The location of agricultural security areas and agricultural conservation easements in the Commonwealth.
(2) The number of acres throughout the Commonwealth which are located within agricultural security areas.
(3) The number of acres throughout the Commonwealth which are subject to agricultural conservation easements.
(4) The number of agricultural conservation easements in the Commonwealth.
(5) The number of acres included within each agricultural conservation easement throughout the Commonwealth.
(6) The number and value of agricultural conservation easements purchased by the Commonwealth, including the number and value of purchases made during the preceding calendar and the preceding fiscal year of the Commonwealth.
(7) The number and value of agricultural conservation easements purchased jointly by the Commonwealth and the counties, including the number and value of purchases made during the preceding calendar and the preceding fiscal year of the Commonwealth, and the extent of local government unit or eligible nonprofit entity participation in the transaction.
(8) The identity of counties participating in the State program for purchasing agricultural conservation easements.
(9) The dollar value of the annual appropriation made by counties for the purchase of agricultural conservation easements.
(10) The quality of the farmlands subject to agricultural conservation easement, including the soil classifications and productivity of the farmlands.
(11) The nature scope and extent of development activity within the area where agricultural conservation easements have been purchased.
(12) The nature and extent of conservation practices and best land management practices, including, but not limited to, soil erosion and sedimentation control and nutrient management practices, which are practiced on farmlands subject to agricultural conservation easements.
(13) The total number of recommendations filed by counties for purchase of agricultural conservation easements and the number approved and disapproved, and the reasons for disapproval.

Credits

1981, June 30, P.L. 128, No. 43, § 14.4, added 1988, Dec. 14, P.L. 1202, No. 149, § 3, effective in 60 days. Amended 2006, May 15, P.L. 190, No. 46, § 6, imd. effective.
3 P.S. § 914.4, PA ST 3 P.S. § 914.4
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 40. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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