AN ACT TO CODIFY AND MAKE PERMANENT THE PROGRAM FOR INSPECTIONS OF CERTAIN ANIMAL OPERATIONS BY THE DIVISION OF SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION. Enacted June 19, 2013. Effective June 30, 2013.
Bill Summaries: H 505 EXTEND DSWC ANIMAL WASTE INSPECTIONS (NEW).
Summary date: Jun 24 2013 - View Summary
Summary date: Jun 4 2013 - View Summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following change to the 2nd edition. Makes a technical correction to clarify that GS 143-215.10F is amended by Section 1 of this act.
Summary date: May 6 2013 - View Summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Changes the short title.
Deletes the repeal of SL 1997-443, Section 15.4(a), as amended.
Provides that the alternative to the inspection program will be located in up to four counties, which are to be selected using criteria set forth in Section 15.4(a) of SL 1997-443 (The Current Operations and Capital Improvements Appropriations Act of 1997), as amended, as it existed prior to its expiration (previously, only referred to use of the criteria of the session law as amended).
Makes a clarifying change in regards to the specifications on how previous inspection programs and practices will be transitioned and continued.
Changes the effective date to June 30, 2013 (was, effective when the act becomes law).
Summary date: Apr 2 2013 - View Summary
Repeals SL 1997-443, Section 15.4(a), as amended, dealing with certain animal operations.
Amends GS 143-215.10F, making a conforming change. Provides for an alternative inspections program by the Division of Soil and Water Conservation, with a focus on inspecting animal operations subject to a permit under GS 143-215.10C, with an inspection occurring at least once a year. The inspection will determine if the animal operations are causing a violation of water quality standards or whether the operations are in compliance with its animal waste management plan, as well as any other condition of the permit. This alternative program will be located in up to four counties with specified criteria.
Specifies how previous inspection programs and practices will be transitioned and continued.