WFU Supports Restricting Farm Land Ownership By Foreigners

WISCONSINREPORT.COM [WiscReport.com] (12/26/2014) An opinion issued by Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is expected to ease the fears by some that Wisconsin was open to a legal challenge through a restriction on foreign land ownership wanted by people who believe Wisconsin farm land should remain in the hands of non-foreigners. In a memo to Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen concluded that Wisconsin’s statute limiting the foreign ownership of farmland by nonresident aliens does not contradict the General Agreement on Trades and Services GATS. Van Hollen issued the advisory opinion at the request of Representative Vos in his role as chairman of the Assembly Committee on Organization.

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