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 State Department of Agriculture confirmation of water supply legal authorization prior to issuance of final approval of qualifying operation by department or Department of Environmental Quality. Limits fees for approvals. Requires that permit for 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 qualifying operation. Specifies that permit requirement for activities increasing effluent in manner not already lawfully authorized applies to concentrated animal feeding operations. Appropriates moneys to State Department of Agriculture for biennium ending June 30, 2021, for purpose of adopting rules to carry out regulation of operations. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Budget Report Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||At Senate Desk Upon Adjournment|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|