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HB 1197 - Confined Feeding Operation Regulation - Key Vote

Indiana Key Votes

Jackie Walorski voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (62-36) - (Key vote)

Title: Confined Feeding Operation Regulation

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill establishing regulatory measures for confined feeding operations (CFOs) and confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs).

Highlights:
- Requires the construction of confined feeding operations (CFOs) and confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) to be at least one mile from any public school, health facility, or municipality [SEC. 2 (sec. 1.5)(a)]. - Exempts new construction on an already existing CFO or within one mile of an existing CFO [SEC. 2 (sec. 1.5)(b)]. - Establishes civil penalties of $100-$25,000 per day for first time offenders, $500-$50,000 per day for repeat offenders, and $10,000-$100,000 per day for intentional violators [SEC. 5 (sec. 7)(c)]. - Requires an annually inspect of each feeding operation at the expense of the feeding operation [SEC. 6 (sec. 8)]. - Requires the state chemist to adopt rules for a CFO/CAFO manure application training program [SEC. 12 (sec. 18)(a)]. - Allows counties to retroactively regulate feeding operations within their boundaries so long as ordinances are adopted before January 1, 2008 [SEC. 14 (e)].
Legislation - Introduced (House) - (Key vote)

Title: Confined Feeding Operation Regulation

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Sponsors

  • Beverly J. Gard (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Phillip 'Phil' Pflum (IN - D) (Out Of Office)

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