10-6-134Agricultural Land Assessment Implementation and Oversight Advisory Task Force.

There is hereby established the Agricultural Land Assessment Implementation and Oversight Advisory Task Force. The task force shall consist of the following fourteen members:

(1)    The speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint four members of the House of Representatives, no more than two of whom may be from one political party;

(2)    The speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint three members of the general public, at least one of the members shall have an agricultural background and at least one of the members shall have a business background;

(3)    The president pro tempore of the Senate shall appoint four members of the Senate, no more than two of whom may be from one political party; and

(4)    The president pro tempore of the Senate shall appoint three members of the general public, at least one of the members shall have an agricultural background and at least one of the members shall have a business background.

The speaker of the House of Representatives and president pro tempore of the Senate before the close of each regular session of the Legislature held in odd-numbered years shall appoint members to the task force for a term of two years. If there is a vacancy on the task force, the vacancy shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment.

The task force shall advise the department regarding the rules promulgated by the department to administer the provisions concerning the assessment and taxation of agricultural lands and shall review the implementation of the provisions of law concerning the assessment and taxation of agricultural land. The task force shall report to the Senate and House of Representatives and may submit a copy of its report to the Governor. The task force may present draft legislation and policy recommendations to the Legislative Research Council Executive Board.

Source: SL 2008, ch 44, § 12 as amended by SL 2008, ch 42, § 2; SL 2009, ch 41, § 1; SL 2013, ch 45, § 1; SL 2021, ch 44, §§ 25, 44.