DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Confined feeding operations and CAFOs. Provides that a person may not start: (1) the construction of a concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO); or (2) an expansion of a CAFO that would increase animal capacity or manure containment capacity, or both; without obtaining the prior approval of the department of environmental management. Establishes financial assurance requirements for confined feeding operations and CAFOs. Requires the water pollution control board to adopt rules before January 1, 2012, to set the amount of financial assurance that is required.