Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 144

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 13-18-10-1.

Synopsis: Confined feeding operation approvals. Establishes a three year moratorium on: (1) the start of construction of confined feeding operations; and (2) the expansion of confined feeding operations that increase animal capacity or manure containment capacity, or both.

Effective: July 1, 2010.





Paul




    January 11, 2010, read first time and referred to Committee on Energy and Environmental Affairs.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2010)


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SENATE BILL No. 144



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning environmental law.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 13-18-10-1; (10)IN0144.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 13-18-10-1, AS AMENDED BY P.L.81-2009, SECTION 2, AND AS AMENDED BY P.L.127-2009, SECTION 5, IS CORRECTED AND AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 1. (a) Subject to subsection (b), a person may not start:
        (1) construction of a confined feeding operation; or
        (2) expansion of a confined feeding operation that increases animal capacity or manure containment capacity, or both;

without obtaining the prior approval of the department.
     (b) Notwithstanding subsection (a) or any other law, the department may not approve after June 30, 2010, and before July 1, 2013:
        (1) the start of construction
of a confined feeding operation; or
        (2) the
expansion of a confined feeding operation that increases animal capacity or manure containment capacity, or both;
regardless of whether the application for approval was submitted to the department before July 1, 2010.