HB18-1290 - Sunset Certification Of Conservation Easement Holders

Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning the continuation of the certification of conservation easement holders, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations of the 2017 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.

Sunset Process - House Transportation and Energy Committee. The bill implements the recommendations of the department of regulatory agencies in its sunset review of the certification of conservation easement holders by:


  • Continuing the certification of conservation easement holders by the conservation easement oversight commission (commission) for 7 years until 2025 (Recommendation 1); and
  • Authorizing the director of the division of real estate (director), in consultation with the commission, to share conservation easement information with a third-party vendor to develop a registry of conservation easements in the state for which conservation easement holders have received tax credits (Recommendation 4) and to annually report on the information as part of its 'State Measurement for Accountable, Responsive, and Transparent (SMART) Act' presentation.
    (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


Latest update: May 2, 2018
05/02/2018 - Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
04/27/2018 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
04/27/2018 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/25/2018 - House Third Reading Laid Over to 04/27/2018 - No Amendments
04/24/2018 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor
04/19/2018 - House Second Reading Special Order - Laid Over to 04/24/2018 - No Amendments
04/19/2018 - House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
04/04/2018 - House Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations
03/15/2018 - House Committee on Transportation & Energy Refer Amended to Finance
03/12/2018 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Transportation & Energy