2020 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Senate Interim Committee on Environment and Natural Resources)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to livestock operations; declaring an emergency.|
Requires Department of Environmental Quality or State Department of Agriculture approval as prerequisite to construction or installation of qualifying operation.
Requires Department of Environmental Quality or State Department of Agriculture approval as prerequisite to construction, installation, operation or maintenance] construction or installation of large confined animal feeding operation or large concentrated animal feeding] qualifying operation. Requires State Department of Agriculture confirmation of water supply legal authorization and reliability] prior to issuance of final approval of feeding] qualifying operation by department or Department of Environmental Quality. Limits fees for approvals. Requires that permit for large confined animal feeding operation or large concentrated animal feeding] qualifying operation located in ground water management area and applying animal waste to land be issued as individual permit. Authorizes Department of Environmental Quality and State Department of Agriculture to clean, repurpose or decommission vacated, abandoned or unpermitted large confined animal feeding operation or large concentrated animal feeding] qualifying operation. Specifies that permit requirement for activities increasing effluent in manner not already lawfully authorized applies to large] concentrated animal feeding operations. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In Senate Committee Awaiting transfer to Desk|
|Current Committee:||Joint Committee On Ways and Means|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|