Bill Status of HB5722 97th General Assembly
Short Description: STATE PROPERTY-URBAN FARMS
Rep. Sonya M. Harper - Marcus C. Evans, Jr. - La Shawn K. Ford - Justin Slaughter
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Property Control Act. Provides that an agency covered by the Act may dispose of unneeded property, including real property, by sale or lease to any duly incorporated non-profit organization or association for the cultivation and sale of fresh fruits and vegetables on a tract of land of less than 5 acres within any local governmental unit, provided that the non-profit organization or association is not controlled, directly or indirectly, by any agricultural, commercial, or other business. Amends the Property Tax Code to provide a property tax exemption for non-profit organizations using land for the cultivation and sale of fresh fruits and vegetables.