90th General Assembly
Summary of HB2675
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LIVESTK MNGT-WASTE HANDLING                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Counties  Code.   Authorizes   counties   to              
   exercise  zoning   powers with respect to animal and poultry husbandry      
   operations serving or  designed to serve 1,000 or greater animal units      
   as defined in the Livestock  Management Facilities Act.  Requires that      
   a county's exercise of those  powers be at  least  as  restrictive  as      
   provided  in  the  Livestock  Management    Facilities Act or in rules      
   implementing that Act.  Provides for a public hearing.     Amends  the      
   Livestock  Management  Facilities  Act.   Provides that the provisions      
   concerning livestock waste lagoons shall apply to all livestock  waste      
   handling   facilities.    Makes   various   changes  in  relation  to:      
   construction of facilities, reporting water  releases,  inspection  of      
   facilities,   setbacks,  and  penalties.   Prohibits  construction  of      
   livestock management facilities or livestock waste handling facilities      
   of 1,000 or greater animal units in (i) the  100-year flood  plain,         
   (ii)  any  area  with  karst  topography, and (iii) any area where the      
   seasonal high water table is 5 feet or less below the  bottom  of  the      
   facility.  Provides that owners or operators of facilities who are not      
   residents  of  Illinois  and  who  do  not  own  the land on which the      
   facility is located shall be jointly and severally liable for  damages      
   resulting from a spill at the facility.  Effective June 1, 1998.            
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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