SB 5169

Suite of land use bills scheduled for executive session

February 5th, 2015  |  Published in SB 5013, SB 5168, SB 5169, SB 5170

Four  bills concerning land use have been scheduled for an executive session in the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Water & Rural Economic Development on Thursday, February 12 at 8 a.m.

SB 5013 (Regarding the use of designated agricultural lands)

SB 5168 (Addressing the definition of agricultural lands under the shoreline management act)

SB 5169 (Restricting the conversion of agricultural land to other uses under the growth management act)

SB 5170 (Restricting the conversion of agricultural land to other uses under the growth management act and shoreline management act)

The executive session will be held in Senate Hearing Room 3 in the J.A. Cherberg Building. An agenda for the session is here.

Suite of agriculture land bills were heard in public hearing yesterday

January 28th, 2015  |  Published in SB 5013, SB 5168, SB 5169, SB 5170, SB 5347

Several bills that concern treatment of agricultural lands were heard in public hearing yesterday:

SB 5013 (Regarding the use of designated agricultural lands) analysis

SB 5168 (Addressing the definition of agricultural lands under the shoreline management act) analysis

SB 5169 (Restricting the conversion of agricultural land to other uses under the growth management act) analysis

SB 5170 (Restricting the conversion of agricultural land to other uses under the growth management act and shoreline management act) analysis

SB 5347 (Creating demonstration projects for preserving agricultural land and public infrastructure in flood plains) analysis

You can view the public hearing for all five bills here or in the window below.

Agricultural land conversion bill to be heard in public hearing

January 26th, 2015  |  Published in SB 5169

SB 5169 (Restricting the conversion of agricultural land to other uses under the growth management act) has been scheduled for a public hearing tomorrow, Tuesday, January 26 at 8 a.m. The hearing in the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Water and Rural Economic Development will be held in Senate Hearing Room 3 of the J.A. Cherberg Building. You can find the hearing agenda here.

A non-partisan analysis of the bill is here.