Bill Sponsors: IN HB1494 | 2017 | Regular Session

Bill Title: Regulation of confined feeding operations. Amends the law on confined feeding operations (CFOs, which include any confined feeding of at least 300 cattle, 600 swine or sheep, 30,000 fowl, or 500 horses). Repeals the statute requiring a person to obtain the "prior approval" of the department of environmental management (IDEM) before constructing or operating a CFO. Provides instead that a person must obtain a permit from IDEM before constructing or operating a CFO. Requires a permit amendment before: (1) construction of a replacement manure storage facility that would not increase the CFO's manure storage capacity; (2) a change that would

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-03-13 - Senator Glick removed as second sponsor [HB1494 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Representative David Wolkins [R]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-018FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Doug Gutwein [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-016FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Terry Goodin [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-066FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Mark Messmer [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-048FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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