H1281B1834A04518       BIL:JSL 11/29/07    #90             A04518
                       AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 1281
                                    Sponsor:  REPRESENTATIVE FREEMAN
                                           Printer's No. 1834

     1       Amend Sec. 1 (Sec. 4), page 3, line 9, by inserting before
     2    "Political"
     3               (a)
     4       Amend Sec. 1 (Sec. 4), page 3, lines 17 and 18, by striking
     5    out "and subdivision and land development ordinances"
     6       Amend Sec. 1 (Sec. 4), page 3, by inserting between lines 22
     7    and 23
     8       (b)  The Department of Community and Economic Development
     9    shall assist municipalities in complying with the provisions of
    10    this section by furnishing technical assistance relating to
    11    zoning matters.
    12       (c)  The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
    13    shall assist municipalities in the identification and
    14    acquisition of property appropriate for a conservation easement
    15    or other protection measures and provide information to
    16    municipalities relating to protection measures such as
    17    conservation easements and other techniques through its grant
    18    programs, subject to availability of funding, eligibility, and
    19    the terms, rules, procedures and requirements thereof.
    20       (d)  Municipalities which have not adopted ordinances under
    21    subsection (a) as of the effective date of this subsection shall
    22    receive priority for grant funding under the Land Use Planning
    23    and Technical Assistance Program of the Department of Community
    24    and Economic Development.
    25       (e)  Municipalities shall implement zoning ordinances under
    26    subsection (a) within one year of the effective date of this
    27    subsection.