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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
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,
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
]]]] 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-
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
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
Amend Title 22, Chapter 48, Idaho Code, relating to smoke
management and crop residue disposal by defining economically
There will be no fiscal impact to the General Fund.
Name: Sherman Takatori
Agency: Agriculture, Dept. of
Phone: (208) 332-8609
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 33