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SB 567 Agricultural operations; nuisance.

Introduced by: Mark D. Obenshain | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED SENATE: (all summaries)

Agricultural operations; nuisance. Requires agricultural operations to be in substantial compliance, defined in the bill, with applicable laws, regulations, and best management practices in order to be exempt from becoming a public or private nuisance. The bill prohibits a person from bringing a nuisance action against any agricultural operation the existence of which was known or reasonably knowable when that person's use or occupancy of his property began. The bill also prohibits anyone other than a person with an ownership interest in the affected property from bringing an action for private nuisance and sets out certain limitations on recovery for compensatory damages. This bill is identical to HB 987.


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