Session of 1999
HOUSE BILL No. 2459
By Representatives Wagle, Boston, Flaharty, Gilbert, Helgerson, John-
ston, Klein, Landwehr, Mayans, McCreary, Myers, Palmer, Powell,
Powers, Swenson, Thimesch, Vining and Welshimer
11 AN ACT concerning certain confined feeding facilities for swine; relating
12 to standards for swine waste lagoons or ponds.
14 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
15 Section 1. (a) As used in this section:
16 (1) "Impermeable liner" means a synthetic membrane liner that has
17 a maximum seepage rate of 164 inch per day.
18 (2) Terms have the meanings provided by K.S.A. 1998 Supp. 65-1,178
19 and amendments thereto.
20 (b) Upon written request of the board of directors of a groundwater
21 management district, the secretary shall require that the sides and bottom
22 of any swine waste retention lagoon or pond of any swine facility located
23 within the boundaries of the district be lined with an impermeable liner.
24 Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
25 publication in the Kansas register.