91st General Assembly
Summary of HB0082
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Short description: 
LIVESTOCK WASTE-NEW FACILITY                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Livestock Management Facilities Act.    Provides  that      
   the  owner  or  operator  of  a  proposed  non-lagoon  livestock waste      
   handling facility with a design capacity of 1,000 or more animal units      
   shall register with the Department before  beginning  construction  on      
   the   facility.   Provides  that  the  county  board  may  request  an      
   informational  meeting  concerning  the  proposed  construction  of  a      
   facility. Provides that the Department shall receive certain  evidence      
   at  the  informational  meeting.   Provides construction standards for      
   certain  livestock  waste  handling  facilities.   Provides  that  the      
   Department shall inspect the construction site of  a  livestock  waste      
   handling   facility.   Prohibits  the  construction  of  a  non-lagoon      
   livestock waste handling facility or an earthen livestock waste lagoon      
   in certain areas.  Deletes provisions concerning the reporting of  the      
   release  of  livestock  waste in certain situations. Provides that the      
   Department may request  modification  of  a  facility.  Provides  that      
   additional livestock management facilities shall be required to comply      
   with   certain   provisions  concerning  the  handling,  storing,  and      
   disposing of livestock waste.  Provides  additional  requirements  for      
   multiple  livestock  management  facilities  under  common  ownership.      
   Provides  that  livestock  waste  management  facilities and livestock      
   waste handling facilities shall be subject to penalties and  liability      
   for  violations  of  the  Environmental  Protection Act. Increases the      
   livestock waste lagoon registration fee from $50  to  $250.  Effective      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

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


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