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HB 2556: agricultural property; uses; rural activities

PRIME SPONSOR: Representative Finchem, LD 11

BILL STATUS: Caucus & COW

                                Ways & Means: DPA 10-0-0-0

                                Land & Agriculture: DP 6-0-0-1

 

Overview

Defines agritourism and classifies land and improvements devoted to agritourism as agricultural real property.

History

Current Arizona law does not specifically address agritourism for property tax purposes.

Provisions

1.       Classifies land and improvements devoted to agritourism as "agricultural real property". (Sec. 3)

2.       Defines agritourism as any activity that allows members of the general public, for recreational, entertainment or educational purposes, to view, enjoy or participate in rural activities, including farming, ranching, historical, cultural, U-pick, harvest-your-own activities or natural activities and attractions if it is conducted on farmland or land that is adjacent to and operated in connection with farmland. (Sec. 1)

3.       Includes agritourism under the definition general agricultural purposes. (Sec. 2)

4.       Makes technical and conforming changes.

Amendments

Committee on Ways & Means

1.       Ensures the primary income of the business is derived from the production of livestock or agricultural commodities.☐ Prop 105 (45 votes)	     ☐ Prop 108 (40 votes)      ☐ Emergency (40 votes)	☐ Fiscal Note

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5.       Fifty-fourth Legislature                       HB 2556

6.       First Regular Session                            Version 3: Caucus & COW

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