Enrolled House Bill (H)

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Storage of agricultural ammonia. Provides for the regulation by the state chemist of facilities for the storage of ammonia or ammonia solutions. Defines "ammonia" to mean anhydrous ammonia that is intended for use as a fertilizer for agricultural purposes. Defines "facility for the storage of ammonia or ammonia solutions" as a facility in which ammonia or ammonia solutions are: (1) stored by a person that manufacturers or distributes ammonia or ammonia solutions; (2) stored in stationary containers; or (3) stored in mobile containers for more than 30 days in a calendar year. Prohibits the installation of a facility for the Storage of agricultural ammonia. Provides for the regulation by the state chemist of facilities for the storage of ammonia or ammonia solutions. Defines "ammonia" to mean anhydrous ammonia that is intended for use as a fertilizer for agricultural purposes. Defines "facility for the storage of ammonia or ammonia solutions" as a facility in which ammonia or ammonia solutions are: (1) stored by a person that manufacturers or distributes ammonia or ammonia solutions; (2) stored in stationary containers; or (3) stored in mobile containers for more than 30 days in a calendar year. Prohibits the installation of a facility for the storage of ammonia or ammonia solutions unless the state chemist has issued written approval of the location of the proposed facility. Provides for the inspection by the state chemist of facilities for the storage of ammonia or ammonia solutions. Authorizes the state chemist to deny, suspend, revoke, or amend a certificate issued under the law regulating commercial fertilizers for a violation of the law regulating agricultural ammonia. Authorizes the state chemist to request the issuance of subpoenas to compel the attendance of witnesses or the production of books or records as part of an investigation concerning a registration under the law regulating commercial fertilizers. ... View more