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Full Text of HB1076  103rd General Assembly


Sen. Jason Plummer

Filed: 5/17/2023





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1076 by replacing
3line 14 on page 1 through line 4 on page 2 with the following:
4"ordinance passed by three-fourths of the full county board
5members then holding office, at any regular meeting or at any
6special meeting called for that purpose. However, the county
7board may authorize any county officer to make leases for
8terms not exceeding 2 years in a manner determined by the
10    (b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), upon three-fourths
11vote, by the full county board, the county board may lease
12farmland acquired or held by the county for any term not
13exceeding 5 years. Farmland may be leased to either public or
14private entities via a cash lease, crop-sharing arrangement,
15or custom farming arrangement. The bid process for a lease
16entered into under this subsection must be publicly advertised
17and sealed bids must be opened at a county board meeting for
18public review. Counties shall not acquire farmland for the



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1sole purpose of entering into a cash lease, crop-sharing
2arrangement, or custom farming arrangement or other
3speculative purpose.".