Session of 2000
SENATE BILL No. 636
By Committee on Ways and Means
9 AN ACT
concerning the equus beds region; prohibiting issuance of cer-
10 tain permits for
confined feeding facilities for swine, water supply sys-
11 tems, waste water
treatment facilities and public water supply systems.
13 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the
State of Kansas:
1. (a) As used in this section:
15 (1) ``Swine
facility,'' ``swine waste retention lagoon or pond'' and ``per-
16 mit'' have the meanings provided by K.S.A.
1999 Supp. 65-1,178, and
17 amendments thereto.
18 (2) ``Water
supply system'' and ``waste water treatment facility'' have
19 the meanings provided in K.S.A. 65-4501 and
65-164 et seq., and amend-
20 ments thereto.
21 (3) ``Public
water supply system'' has the meaning provided in K.S.A.
22 65-162a, and amendments thereto.
(4) ``Discharge,'' ``indirect discharge'' and ``direct
discharge'' have the
24 meanings provided in K.S.A. 65-161, and
25 (5) ``Site
specific standards'' means standards applicable to a specific
26 location and developed for the protection
of the groundwater at that
28 (6) ``Confined
feeding facility'' has the meaning provided in K.S.A.
29 65-171d, and amendments thereto.
(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, on and after
31 fective date of this act and before July 1,
2001, the secretary of health
32 and environment and the cities and counties
in the equus bed region shall
33 not issue any new permit for a confined
feeding facility, swine facility, a
34 waste water treatment facility, a water
supply system, a public water sup-
35 ply system or any other facility, system or
lagoon that discharges sewage,
36 either directly or indirectly, within the
equus beds region of the state.
37 (c) The secretary
of health and environment, or any city or county,
38 shall process all registrations or
applications for new permits that were
39 received by January 1, 2000.
40 (d) This act
shall not apply to any applications that are for the purpose
41 of renewing an existing facility or system
permit as long as the renewal
42 permit does not include a request for an
expansion of the existing facility
43 or system.
1 Sec. 2. This act
shall take effect and be in force from and after its
2 publication in the Kansas