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Maine House Bill 499 (2022)

An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Promote the Conservation of Land Working Waterfronts Water Access and Outdoor Recreation

This bill would issue a bond of $35 million for the Land for Maine’s Future fund to acquire land and land interests for several uses, including farmland preservation, with a requirement that this funding would be matched with at least $30 million in private and public contributions, 30% of which can be in-kind contributions. This bill would also add climate change as a priority for the board in making land acquisitions with Land for Maine’s Future funds.

Downloadable Documents
Authority Type
Legislative Updates
Level of Government
Climate Change, Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easements
Maine HP.499 (2022).

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