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SF 2377 - Confinement Feeding Operations - Key Vote

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (38-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Confinement Feeding Operations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that requires the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to approve or disapprove permits for construction of confinement feeding operations based on standards set by law. The bill also prohibits the DNR from conducting an evaluation of a confinement feeding operation or an open feedlot that has not commenced operation, unless specific circumstances exist. The bill allows the DNR to send a letter informing the owner of potential environmental hazards caused by the feeding operation. The bill also grants the DNR authority to evaluate commenced feeding operations for environmental hazards.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (66-25) - (Key vote)

Title: Confinement Feeding Operations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to approve or disapprove permits for construction of confinement feeding operations based on standards set by law. The bill also prohibits the DNR from conducting an evaluation of a confinement feeding operation or an open feedlot that has not commenced operation, unless specific circumstances exist. The bill allows the DNR to send a letter informing the owner of potential environmental hazards caused by the feeding operation. The bill also grants the DNR authority to evaluate commenced feeding operations for environmental hazards.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (36-12) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Confinement Feeding Operations

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