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H0033...............................................by AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS SMOKE MANAGEMENT AND CROP RESIDUE DISPOSAL - Amends existing law relating to smoke management and crop residue disposal to define "economically viable alternative." 01/25 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 01/26 Rpt prt - to Agric Aff 02/17 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/18 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 02/22 3rd rdg - PASSED - 49-20-1 AYES -- Andrus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bastian, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Black, Block, Bolz, Bradford, Cannon, Collins, Crow, Deal, Denney, Field(18), Field(23), Garrett, Harwood, Henderson, Jones, Kemp, Lake, Loertscher, Mathews, McGeachin, Mitchell, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pence, Raybould, Ring, Roberts, Rydalch, Sali, Schaefer, Shepherd(8), Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Wills, Wood, Mr. Speaker NAYS -- Anderson, Bilbao, Boe, Chadderdon, Clark, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Hart, Henbest, Jaquet, LeFavour, Martinez, McKague, Miller, Pasley-Stuart, Ringo, Rusche, Sayler, Shepherd(2), Trail Absent and excused -- Edmunson Floor Sponsor - Jones Title apvd - to Senate 02/23 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Agric Aff 03/11 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/14 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/15 3rd rdg - PASSED - 19-15-0, 1 vacancy AYES -- Brandt, Broadsword, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Coiner, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Gannon, Geddes, Little, Lodge, McGee, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson, Stegner, Sweet, Williams NAYS -- Andreason, Bunderson, Burkett, Compton, Goedde, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Malepeai, Marley, Schroeder, Stennett, Werk Absent and excused -- (District 21 seat vacant) Floor Sponsor - Corder Title apvd - to House 03/16 To enrol 03/17 Rpt enrol - Sp signed 03/18 Pres signed 03/21 To Governor 03/23 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 139 Effective: 07/01/05
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 33 BY AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO SMOKE MANAGEMENT AND CROP RESIDUE DISPOSAL; AMENDING SECTION 3 22-4802, IDAHO CODE, TO ADD A DEFINITION OF "ECONOMICALLY VIABLE ALTERNA- 4 TIVE." 5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 6 SECTION 1. That Section 22-4802, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 7 amended to read as follows: 8 22-4802. DEFINITIONS. In this chapter: 9 (1) "Adequate smoke dispersion" means that favorable meteorological and 10 air quality conditions exist to allow crop residue burning to occur without 11 endangering ambient air quality standards. 12 (2) "Cereal grain field" means a field of grass cultivated for edible 13 seeds such as wheat, oats, barley, rye, rice, maize, grain, sorghum and proso 14 millet. 15 (3) "Crop residue" means any vegetative material remaining in the field 16 after harvest and shall not include weeds along ditch banks or waterways, 17 orchard prunings, or forest slash piles. 18 (4) "Department" means the Idaho department of agriculture. 19 (5) "DEQ" means the Idaho department of environmental quality. 20 (6) "Director" means the director of the Idaho department of agriculture. 21 (7) "Economically viable alternative" means an alternative to thermal 22 residue disposal that: (a) achieves agricultural objectives comparable to 23 thermal disposal for the factors listed in section 22-4803(1)(a) through (c) 24 and (2), Idaho Code; and (b) allows growers to experience a financial rate of 25 return over the short- and long-term consistent with the rate of return that 26 would occur if thermal residue disposal were utilized. 27 (8) "Field grass" or "forage grass field" means a field which has been 28 planted with one (1) of the following varieties of grass for the purpose of 29 producing seed: canary grass, bromegrass, oat grass, Timothy grass, wheat 30 grass, or orchard grass. 31 ( 89) "Person" means a natural person, individual, firm, partnership, cor- 32 poration, company, society, association, cooperative, two (2) or more persons 33 having a joint or common interest, or any unit or agency of local, state or 34 federal government. 35 ( 910) "Reasonable efforts" means, but is not limited to, the obtaining of 36 any available information on local meteorological and air quality conditions 37 and observing the smoke plume from small test fires or from other field burns. 38 (1 01) "Turf grass field" means a field which has been planted with one (1) 39 of the following varieties of grass for the purpose of producing seed: blue- 40 grass, bent grass, fescues or perennial ryegrass.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 14445 Amend Title 22, Chapter 48, Idaho Code, relating to smoke management and crop residue disposal by defining economically viable alternative. FISCAL IMPACT There will be no fiscal impact to the General Fund. Contact Name: Sherman Takatori Agency: Agriculture, Dept. of Phone: (208) 332-8609 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 33