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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Regulation of confined feeding operations. Establishes good character disclosure requirements and financial assurance requirements for confined feeding operations and concentrated animal feeding operations (operations). Allows the department of environmental management (IDEM) to review and act on disclosed good character information. Provides that: (1) IDEM approval of operations applies to both original construction and modifications; and (2) the requirement for notice to owners or occupants of neighboring land applies to all operations. Prohibits construction of an operation less than one mile from the boundary of a parcel of land on which a school or health facility is located, the boundary of a municipality, or waters.