Jessica supports a strong and viable economy for agriculture and recognizes the contribution farmers and ranchers make to South Dakota. In 2022, Jessica will prime sponsor draft HB 50, a Grassland Tax Relief Bill to help our South Dakota ranchers.
HB 1039: Grassland Tax Relief Bill
Keeps land that has been used as grassland for the past twenty years as grassland and not have any portion reassessed as cropland.
Cleans up current assessment processes and lighten the load of county assessors, local departments of equalization, and the Department of Revenue.
Holds the Department of Revenue accountable for unkept promises to fix the broken assessment system for the past eleven years.
Supports agriculture and our South Dakota ranchers.
Articles by prime sponsor Representative Trish Ladner, District 30: